island

COLONIAL

CORRESPONDENCE


 

Account of Sundry Services and Supplies for Public Works, Sydney, Sept 1st 1788 to July 30th 1789

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown

Government,

To Tremain Stout & White, Dr.

For Sundries furnished for and on Account of Government..

1788 Septr 1

To 4 large Glass Lamps for the Governor’s House @ 2/4

L 4 16 ..
4

" 34 lb Nails 7d

  17 10
11

" 217 feet Lumber (27 of F M?)

  15 4
19

" 6 lb Putty 9d

  4 6
 

" Bell Crank & Wire

  1 3
October 1

" Paid William Smith for 6 Oars to the Cutter 25/

1 10 ~
 

" Paid Rudderham & Bowers, mason Work

10 10 6
7

" 2 Paint Brushes 11 & 7.2

  2 2
8

" 39 Feet Lumber (27 of FM?)

  4 2
Novemr. 8

" Paid Henry Archer (Carpenters Work)

5 5 3
Decemr. 9

" 2 lb Nails 7d

  1 7?
20

" 9 pr Hinges 8d

  6 ~
21

" 2 Large Horn Lanthorns when the Prince was here 8/

  16 ~
 

" 4 Do Ditto 4/6

  18 ~
27

" 2/3 lb. Tacks 3?/

  5 ~
1789 Jany 8

" Paid John Patterson (Blacksmith Work)

  17 ~
24

" 9 lb. Nails 7d

  5 3
 

" Paid Captn Smith for Paper Hangings, &c.

5 8 4
 

" 101 feet Lumber 27 of FM?

  7 1
26

" Paid William Wood (Blacksmith Work)

7 14 4
30

" 2 lb Okum 4d

    8
Febry 2

" ¾ lb Nails @ 7d

  2 1/2
6

" 1 pr Hinges

    9
9

" 1 Brass Lock

  10  
 

" 1 doz. Screws

    6
 

" 1 lb Okum

    4
11

" Paid George Black (Carpenters Work)

1 5 ~
March 9

" Paid John McDonald (Blacksmiths Work)

1 12 6
19

" 1 doz. Screws

    6
 

" 3 doz. Ditto 8d

  2  
April 27

" 3 lb Nails 7d

  1 9
30

" 12 pair Brass Sash Fastenings 2/

1 4 ~
May 4

" 38 ¾ yd Canvas 2/

3 17 6
5

" 2 Palm Irons (Cutter) 4d

    8
 

" 10 lb Pitch Do 4 1/2

  3 9
9

" 1 line Do

  4 6
 

" 18 doz. Screws Do 6

  9  
 

" 2 lb Paint Do 8d

  1 4
 

" 1 Paint Pott

    5
12

" 3 lb Nails 7d

  1 9
14

" 1 Pane Glass 11 by 16

  2 ~
 

" 6 lb Putty 9d

  4 6
June 5

" 11 lb Nails @ 7d 2 lb. Putty @ 9d

  7 4
 

" 4 Panes Glass 1 /3

  5 ~
24

" Paid Thomas Williamson, Labourer

3 17 6
July 5

" Paid John Kelly (Carpenter’s Work)

  16  
 

" Paid Thomas Ryan, for Pickets

8 11 ~
11

" Paid George Cryer (Carpenter’s Work)

9 10 ~
 

" 22 lb Nails 7d

  12 10
12

" Paid Henry Roberts, Carpenter’s Work

3 13 ~
15

" 1 Jarr best Linseed Oil 25 ¾ galln 8/

10 6 ~
 

" 8 Kegs Containing 224 lb White Lead 8d

7 9 4
18

" 38 feet Boards

  2 8
21

" 4 ½ lb Putty 9d

  3 4
 

" Paid Working Parties 42nd Regiment

12 16 5?
30

" Paid John Muggach, Carpenters Work

10 1 3?
 

" Paid Henry Roberts, Do Do

1 5 ~
 

" 10 lb Nails 7d

  5 10
 

" 1 doz. Screws

    6
 

Paid James Isles 2 ½ days Work 4/

  10 ~
  Sterling L 120 9 ?
108 8 ?

 

In Council August 13th 1789 ----

Read examined approved and audited

Mathews, G.

Source: Colonial Correspondence, Cape Breton: CO 217, Vol. 106, p. 258

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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