island

COLONIAL

CORRESPONDENCE


 

General Account for Repairs done to the Government Houses and Public Buildings at Sydney, Cape Breton, 24 March 1790

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown




Government,



                  To Tremain, Stout & White Dr




To Sundries furnished for and on Account of Government Viz ~
1790 March 17 To 8 ½ lb nails @ 7d L2 7 6
  To 25 lb Lathing Nails 4 1 5 ~
  To 2800 feet Lumber laid in for Government uses @ 30/ per m. 11 4 ~
  To 800 Tacks & Brads @ 6d   4 ~
  To 3 ½ M. Shingles for the Stable at the Government House @ 15/ 2 12 6
  To 24 ½ lb Putty 9d   18 4 1/2
  To 84 Panes Glass for Repairing the Windows Damaged by Storm at the Government House, the Farm and other Public Buildings 4 4 ~
  To 28 ½ lb Sheet Lead 4 ½   10
  To 1 Lock 1/6 1 doz. Screws 6d   2  
  To cash paid George Petrie for Glazing Windows at Government House L0 18 2
  To Ditto paid Alexander Forbes for painting ditto 1 16 ~
  To Ditto paid a Working Party of His Majesty’s 21st Regiment
1 Serjeant & 13 men for Clearing & Draining the Government Block and the Road to the Government Farm as per Voucher No. 1
71 5 ~
  To Ditto Paid Peter Matives for the Purchase of a House & Lott necessary for a Landing Place at the Road leading to the Government Farm 10 0 ~
  To Cash Paid Edward Leary for Picketing Government Garden & Block 17 5 10
  To Cash paid William Wood for Blacksmith’s work for the Government House 6 0 10
  To Ditto paid Henry Roberts for Carpenter’s Work done to Ditto 7 0 6
  To Ditto paid Rudderham & Bowers for Mason work done to Ditto 3 8 9 ¼
  To Ditto paid Philip Ingouville for Sundries per his Account No. 2 16 7 3 ¾

  To Ditto paid James Isles for Carpenter work done to the Government House 1 5 ~
    135 7 5
  Commissions 5 per Cent 6 15 4
    142 2 9
  Halifax Currency 165 10 10 ¾

  Sterling 148 19 9
Sydney



      Richard Stout one of the Partners in the House of Tremain, Stout & White being

duly sworn  -- Deposeth that the above Account Amounting to one Hundred and Sixty five

Pounds Ten Shillings and Ten pence farthing Halifax currency at five Shillings

the Dollar is just and True. –



                                                        [signature] Richd Stout



Sworn this 30th Day

of March 1790

     Before Me

          D. Mathews J.P.

 

Source: Colonial Correspondence, Cape Breton: CO 217, Vol. 107, p. 100

 

 

Contributed by Janice Fralic-Brown
Page written 2 April 2000
About the Cape Breton GenWeb Cape Breton Catalogue The Cape Breton Post Cape Breton GenWeb Obituaries Rita MacNeil's Tea Room Cape Breton GenWeb Obituaries Canada Post Website Cape Breton GenWeb Research Resources Cape Breton GenWeb Home Send Mail to Cape Breton GenWeb Hostess Return to Colonial Correspondence Nova Scotia GenWeb Project Website Canada GenWeb Project Website World GenWeb Project Web Page