island

COLONIAL

CORRESPONDENCE


Account of Boards, Plank and Shingles delivered to Inhabitants of Sydney

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown

 

To Whom Delivered

Feet of Boards

Feet of Plank

Number of Shingles

Thomas Lloyd

1279

   

William Blackburn

223

   

John Moorhead

1023

   

John Keaser

604

   

John Aymar

604

   

John Cammeron

3000

 

4500

William Davidson

2560

   

Thomas Miller

1006

   

Donald Watson

705

   

George Petree

505

   

Thomas Skelton

1040

   

Mr. Gibbons, Esq.

2399

 

1250

David Taitt, Esq.

4847

76

6750

John O’Brien

2650

 

10000

Donald McGilviray

500

   

David Matthews, Esq.

4176

100

4500

John Willson

1356

   

George Hall

750

 

4000

Francis Owen

700

 

2260

Saml Smith

1000

 

1750

Thomas James

1100

 

4000

Stephen Lord

202

   

Thomas Coleman

600

 

3000

Richard Birmingham

719

   

John Smith, Esq.

500

   

Benjn Davis

1300

   

Thomas Young

1200

   

Tremain and Stout

3550

898

3000

John Storey

1900

 

4000

[Qrtr Mastr ?] Gaff of 33rd Regt.

1070

 

5000

Wm. Crookshanks

600

   

McGregor and Grant

1000

   

John Berry

1000

   

Hugh Watts

1512

   

John Shannahan

1800

 

3000

Rev. Benjn Lovill

4000

148

2000

Wm. Brown

600

   

Stephen Mollineux

800

   

Henderson Reade

400

   

Nichs Deane

1000

   

Donald McKenzie

400

   

Boyd I.? Moor

500

   

Jesse Richards

1300

 

4000

Thos Lewinton

1007

 

6000

John Maloney

1000

 

2000

Noah Morris

400

   

Henry Roberts

2000

 

3250

Robt. Graham

4500

 

7500

Wm. Wood

570

   

Jas Fenton

400

   

Alexr Haire, Esq.

3000

 

3000

[W.H.?] Perry

10000

 

15000

C. & G. Cope

300

   

Edd Pate

2000

 

3000

[H. or A.?] McCorristine

3200

 

6000

Wm. Day

1000

 

6000

Henry Archer

2500

 

4000

Joseph Graveis

3500

 

5000

Thomas Hurd, Esq.

2000

 

1500

Mathew Joice

300

   

Docr. Smith

1000

   

Thos Uncle, Esq.

530

 

6000

Wm. Brown (comptroller)

1900

 

7000

Thomas Pitts

2000

 

4000

George Rodgers

1000

   

Plant & Ashfield

390

   

Docr. Aubrey

700

 

2500

James E. Boisseau

   

1000

[M.?] Kanton 33rd Regt.

1977

 

4000

Capt. Sherbrooke 33rd Regt.

744

   

Lieut. Gore? Do

950

   

Docr. Gordon

657

   

Edd Hikkey

1300

 

4000

Wm. Smith

1000

   

J. Rigby

3500

   

J. Byers

4750

   

C. Hobart

1155

   

John Grandy

2500

   

James Carey

1100

   

London 21st August 1786

Henry W. Perry
 

Amount delivered to the inhabitants to the 27th Decr 1785
 

Transcriber’s Notes: The order and spelling of names are as I could make them out on the list. I’ve put question marks beside the names, or portions thereof, I could not decipher. You will find many of the names of the Cape Breton Loyalists on this list.
 

Source: Colonial Correspondence, Cape Breton: CO 217, V. 103, p. 132.

 

Contributed by Janice Fralic-Brown


Page written 18 March 1999

 

 

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