Eleazar Wheelock to Joseph Bingham, account, 1767 April 30

ms-number767280.1

doi
10.1349/ddlp.1451

abstractSettlement of Joseph Bingham's account for labor, board, and lodging.

handwritingUnknown hand is clear and legible with some abbreviations. Dashes and dots are occasionally difficult to decipher; the transcriber has used her discretion.

paperOversized sheet is folded in half vertically and is in good condition, with light-to-moderate creasing, staining and wear.

inkBrown.

noteworthyIn instances where Wheelock's intention regarding a word or abbreviation is uncertain, the word or abbreviation has been left unmodified in the modernized transcription. Due to format of ledger transcription, line breaks may not exactly match those of the document. Please see image for exact layout.

Modernized Version Deletions removed; additions added in; modern spelling and capitalization added; unfamiliar abbreviations expanded.

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1766April. To 1 day Work upon Fence — 0..3—
To 1 day drawing Logs to Mill ..... 0..3..6
To 2 days getting Logs to Mill ...... .0..8—
To 1 1/2 day drawing Stones ...... 0..5..3
To 1 day loading Stones by O[illegible]ias ..— 0..2..6
To 1 1/2 day Work on Fence ..— 0..5..3
To 9 days making Wall.. @ 4/ .... 1..16—
To 1 day carting Boards from Mill — ..3..6
To 1 day getting posts and making fence — ..3..6
To Carting Lime and Goods from Norwich ..6—
To paid prince Tracy for sawing Boards — ..12—
To 2 days Work on board Fence — — ..7—
May To 1 day Work ⅌ Mr. Woodward ..4—
To a Calf — — ..15—
To 2 days Work upon Fence — — ..7—
To mending Cart Wheel ... — ..5—
To 1 day Work upon Fence .. — ..3—
June To paid Mr. Tracy for sawing — — ..3—
To Cutting brushes 2 days — ..6—
To 8 days Work upon Barn @ 3/6 — 1..8—
To 2 1/2 Days carting Stones — ..9—
August To a Plough — — 1..10—
To 9 1/2 days Work upon Barn @ 3/6 — 1..13..3
September To 1 do — do ..3..3
To 5 do — do — @ 3/ — ..15—
December To 7 do — do — @ 2/6 — ..17..6
1767March. To 1 days Work clearing — ..2..6
To getting out your Corn — — ..4..6
To 2 days Work making Wall and}
carting Stones —} — ..8—
To 2 days ditto — @ 2/9 — ..5..6
To 1 1/2 day clearing — @ 3/ — ..4..6
April To 2 days laying Wall — ..7—
To 1 day Carting Stones — ..2..6
To 1 day Carting Clay — ..2..6
To 1 day laying Wall — ..3..6
To 1 day Carting Stones — ..2..6
To 1 day cutting Stones for the Stow — ..4—
To 4 days carting Stones and laying Wall — ..14—
To 1 day laying Wall — ..4—
To 1 day Carting Stones — ..3..6
To keeping the Masons — ..3—
To Mr. Allen's Board — — ..1—
To attending Masons — ..11—
To making Wall and Bars 1 1/2 day — ..5..6
To clearing 2 Days — ..7—
To carting Sand for plastering and
making Mortar —} ..3..6
To 2 1/2 days Work clearing @ 3/6 — ..8..9
Carried Over 19..2..9
Joseph Bingham's account Settled April 30th1767
1767April Brought over — 19..2..9
To 1/2 day making Lath — ..1..9
To 1 day ditto — ..3..6
To Mr. Dodge's Board — ..3..—
To 2 days getting Timber and making
Lath — — } ..7..—
To 1 1/2 day making mortar and
attending Masons — } —..6..—
To 1 day Work clearing — —..3..6..—
To Mr. Allen's Board — ..2..—
To Cash paid John Allen 1.14.5
paid Simons and Jennings 10.6
paid for Wheat — 4—
paid Mr. Waterman 1— 9.5
paid Silas Bingham ..8..—
paid Mr. Waterman ..3..—
paid David Huntington ..2..6
paid for Rum — ..1..1
paid [gap: omitted] Caulkins ..2..6
paid for Pork — — ..6..—
paid Mr. Waterman ..2..9
paid Mr. Spafford ..3..—
paid Mr. Frink for underpinn-
ing Barn —} ..6..6
paid for Wheat — ..4..—
paid James Flint ..18..6
paid for Rum — ..9..—
paid Mr. Waterman 1..6..6
paid Eleazar Bingham ..18..6
paid for Rum — ..3..—
paid for Tobacco — ..6..—
paid Mr. Spafford ..7..—
paid Mr. Backus for Rum 1..15..—
paid Mr. Badger 2..5..6
paid Mr. Ripley ..6..—
paid for Wheat — ..4..—
paid Daniel Hibberd ..17..6
paid Eleazar Bingham ..2..—6
paid Dr. Elderkin for Rates 1..5..—
paid Mr. Calkins ..3..—
paid Mr. Woodward for Rye — ..7..—6
paid Mr. Allen 1..4..—
paid Mr. Woodward 0..12..—
paid ditto — — 1..0..6
paid Mr. Taylor ..1..10
paid Amos Allen 3..6
paid Mr. Flint for Nails — ..6..—
paid Eleazar Bingham for Hay — ..18..—
21..18..—
To weaving 20 yds Diaper — 10—
do. 32 yards checked linen ..16—
do. 40 yards Tow Cloth — 1..—
do. 7 1/4 yards white worsted — ..3..—
do. 11 yards Bed ticking @ 9d ..8..3
2..17..3
Carried forward 45..4..9
Brought forward — 45..4..9
To boarding Molly Mohawk 2..13..—
To making 2 Shifts for M[illegible] Eliſh Huntington — }
0..6..—
48..3..9
1767April 30. Balance due to the Rev. Eleazar Wheelock — }
34..12..3
referred to New account
£82..16—
1767April 30. Supra— Cr
By Sundries ⅌ your account — 82..16..—
Windham April 30th 1767
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