Nathaniel Shaw Jr., account, 1765 to 1767

ms-number767900.10

abstractAn accounting of goods received by Samson Occom from Nathaniel Shaw.

handwritingFormal handwriting is largely clear and legible.

paperOversized sheet of paper is in good condition, with minimal creasing, staining and wear. One side of the paper (left side of one recto), however, appears to have been trimmed, which results in a slight loss of text.

inkBrown-black.

noteworthyDue to ledger formatting, transcription line breaks may not exactly match those of the document. In instances where the intention regarding an abbreviation is uncertain, the abbreviation has been left unexpanded in the modernized transcription.

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

Dr The Rev. Samson Occom in account current with Nathaniel Shaw Jr. Cr
1765 November 11 To the amount of my account to this date 49..5..2 1/2
21 To your Order paid Nathan Champlen 14/6.. ditto paid William Talson 13/6 1..8..__
23 To your Order paid Joseph Wawyoug 30/ barrel Beef 45/ flour and Sundries 6..5..5 1/2
24 To your Order paid Charles Thompson 11/3 paid [illegible] for pair Shoes 7/ Sundries 1/4 0..19..7
27 To Cheese 2/5 3 yards [guess: P]lad del.d George Pharask 15/ cash 1/ flannel 10/ 1..8..5
December 1766 25 To your Order paid Pompe George 10/.. your Order paid Charles Bill 10/ 1______
January 9 To Sundries for a pair Breeches 15/8 Cheese 1/8 Ink pot 1/6 Ink powder 1/ 0..19..10
30 To 2 gallons Molasses 5/.. 1 1/2 yards Oznabrigs 2/6 Candlestick 1/2' 0..8..8
February 13 To 4 1/4 yards Check @ 2/9.. Paper /6.. 4 yards flannel 10/.. Gallon Molasses 2/6 1..4..2 1/2 x
28 To 4 lb. Lead 2/.. 1/2 lb. Powder 1/3.. Cash 6/3.. quart Wine 3/ Sundries 3/ 0..15..6
March— 19 To 7 1/2 lb. cheese 2/6 Cash 6/. 8 lb. Rice 2/. pair Womens Shoes 6/ 0..16..6
April— 17 To barrels Pork 70/ 2 gallons Molasses 5/.. 1/2.[illegible]t Rice 8/.. 4 bushels Oats @ 1/8 4..9..8
June— 2 To Iron pot from Hubbards 13/ Sundries 20/7 1..13..7
11 To gallons Rum 4/6.. q.t d:o 1/4 hooks and Line 1/4 oznabrigs and sugar 7/8 0..14..10
July— 9 To 253 feet boards 20/3 pair Shoes 7/ Cash 1/6. 1..8..9
21 To 1/4 lb. Indigo 3/6 gallon Molasses 2/.. 1 1/2 gallons Rum @ 4/6 Oznabrigs 3/10 0..16..1
31 To 57 Squares of Glass 23/9 pace 2/4 Rum 2/3.. 3 C.t brads 1/6 1..9..10
5 lb Nails 6/.. 1 1/2 C.t clear Boards 15/.. 3 1/2 yards Check @ 3/3 1..12..4 1/2
2 lb Coffee 2/.. 1/2 lb Tea 3/3.. 1/2 yards blk Cloths 19/3 1..4..6
4 1/2 yards Oznabrigs @ 1/3 handkerchief 5/6 0..11..1 1/2
August— 13 To 28 lb. Pork @ d 6 gallons Rum 4/.. 6 quarts Molasses 3/ 17 1/2 lb. Sugar 8/9.. 1..9..9
2 oz Indigo 1/8 Cash 12/ ditto 2/ Silk /3d Gallons Rum 4/ knife 1/1 1..1..___
22 To 344 feet pine Boards @ 6/.. 4 1/2 yards Duck @ 2/6 Rum 1/ pipes /3 1..13..6
28 To 29 lb. Pork 12/1 September 16th Sundries 26/4 1..18..5
October 16 To handkerchiefs 7/ pair worsted Hose 10/ Reasons 1/ Sundries[illegible][guess: @] /1 1..1..1
1767 Jan: 8 To Blanket 12/6.. 1 lb. Tea 6/6 0..19..___
February ______ 11 To 1/4 Rice 5/ 2 quarts Molasses 1/ 2 quarts Rum 2/ 0..8..____
March— 6 To Cash 1/10 1/2 Codfish 6/.. 1 lb. Tea 5/6 teacups 1/2 0..14..6 1/2
17 To 2 quarts Rum 2/.. 31st 3 quarts d.o 3/ Gallons Molasses and Sundries 0..11..___
April— 6 To a Cupboard Lock 1/9 Latch 1/4 Rum and Molasses 3/6 0..6..7
20 To 1/2 yards blk Cloth. 1 Hoe and pint Rum 1..2..6
24 To 5 1/2 gallons Molasses @ 2/.. 2 quarts Rum 2/ 0..13..___
To 6 bushels Oats @ 2/ — 4 bushels Wheat @ 5/6 11.14___
May— 14 To 10 lb. Beef 2/6 postage of Letters 2/ 0..4..6
£92..9..0
1765 November 6. Cr By Cash £6.. By ditto £1..16 7..16
1766 June 25 By Cash paid your Wife £10.. September 20 By ditto of d..o 12/.. 10..12
By a pot returned ________13
19..1
£73..8__
Copy of Mr. Shaw's account  with Mr. Occom  1767 
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