Adams Papers

[Dibley & Stringer’s Bill for Care of John Adams’ Horses.]

[Dibley & Stringer’s Bill for Care of John Adams’ Horses.] 1

John Adams Esqre. Dr. to Wm. Dibley & Stringer
1775 £ s d
June 28 To hay for two Horses 3/ Oats 2/ 5:
29 To Ditto to July 2d. 3 days hay 9/ Oats 9/ 18:
July 2 To hay 3/ Oats 1/4 4: 4
3 To ditto 3/ Oats 1/4 4: 4
4 To Shoeing 4: 6
4 To hay 5 days to July 9th. at 3/ a day 15:
To Oats 5 days to July 9th. at 1/4 6: 8
5 To Triming Horse 5:
9 To hay 1/6 to Oats 1/6 3:
10 To hay 10 days to 20 July at 3/ 1: 10:
To Oats 10 days to 20 July at 1/4 13: 4
20 To hay 4 days to 24 July at 3/ 12:
To Oats 4 days to 24 July at 2/ 8:
24 To Oats 8 8
30 hay 3/ Oats 3/ 6:
31 To hay 3/ Oats 3/ Aug. 1 to hay 3/ Oats 3/ 12:
Aug. 2 To hay 3/ Oats 3/ 6:
Aug. 32 To Oats 1:
To Mr. Wrights Bill for Pasture. 10: 4 1/2
£8: 5: 2 1/2
Shoeing 8: 6
8: 13: 8 1/2

Wm. Dibley

1M-Ar: vol. 210. Endorsed by JA: “Dibley & Stringers Acct.”

2If this date is correct, JA did not leave Philadelphia until 3 Aug., which would make his return to Braintree, where he evidently arrived on the 9th, a fast trip indeed. See note on Mrs. Yard’s Bill, preceding.

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