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COLONIAL

CORRESPONDENCE


Voucher for Services Paid for by Patrick Romey Nugent during the government of DesBarres, 1786

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown

Governt,

1786 To Patrick Romey Nugent D. S.?

 

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To Surveying, &c. done in the Town and environs of Sydney between the 1st April and 30th June – 82 days @ 10/ per

41

0

0

To William O’Donnell employed between the 1st April and 11th May – 33 days @ 2/6

4

2

6

To Daniel Murphy as above – 33 days @ 2/6

4

2

6

To Simon Cody employed between the 1st April and 16th June 50 days @ 2/6

7

5

0

To John Hale 34 days on the NW Arm &c. @ 2/6

4

5

0

To John Hamilton 34 days Do @ 2/6

4

5

0

To John White 40 days @ 2/6

6

0

0

To Thomas Harper 10 days employed as Chainman prior to his Deputation from Mr. Haire

1

5

0

To William O’Donnell for 14 days with Mr. Moxley to Louisbourg @ 4/

2

16

0

To Edward Kennedy the Same Time on the Same Service 14 days @ 4/

2

16

0

To Rum purchased by me at Difft. Times for Surveying parties 24 Galls. @ 3/6

6

12

0

To Blank Books and Paper bought of Major Moncrieffe in April

3

0

6

 

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6

Sydney, fr. 31 Jany 1787

This day personally appeared before me the within named Patrick Romey Nugent and made Oath on the Holy Evangelists that the above Sum of Eighty Seven Pounds Nine Shillings and Six Pence is Justly due unto Him for the above Services.

Patk Romey Nugent

Sworn before me at Sydney

This 31st day of January 1787

Geo. Rodgers, S.P.

Source: Colonial Correspondence, Cape Breton: CO 217, Vol. 105, p. 79

 

Contributed by Janice Fralic-Brown
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