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Enclosure: Account of Adams’s Expenses: State of Massachusetts Bay to John Adams, 9 January 1777 – 15 January 1778

Enclosure: Account of Adams’s Expenses: State of Massachusetts Bay to John Adams

State of Massachusetts Bay to John Adams
£ s d
1777 To Cash Spent from my leaving Home the 9. Jany. 1777 to my Return 27. Novr 1777 exclusive of every Article of Cloathing and exclusive of a Bll flour sent to my family from Baltimore. 312: 14: 0
To Cash paid my servant for Wages and Expences, by Mrs. Adams 7: 16: 8
To Cash due to Mr. Sprout for Board one Week at £4 Pen. currency 3: 4: 0
To Cash due to Mr. Smith for his Account 1: 12: 0
To Cash due to Mr. Fox for shoeing my Horse 1: 4: 0
These accounts were left unpaid, by our sudden Departure from Philadelphia, but I have given orders for the Payment of them.
To the Hire of two Horses, for the Year 80——
To my own Time 322 days a 24/ 386: 8——
792: 18: 8
1777 Jany. By a Grant, of Money, by the Honourable the General Court, received by me of the Treasurer 150: 0: 0
By Cash received of Mr. Gibson Auditor General of the Continental Treasury, in Part of a Note of Hand to the Honourable Mr. Hancock. 300: 0: 0
450: 0: 0
Ballance due 342: 18: 81
792: 18: 8

The content of all or some notes that appeared on page 388 in the printed volume has been moved to the end of the preceding document

RC (NN:Emmet Coll.); docketed: “Jno. Adams Esqr. Petition & Accots.”

1This amount was accepted by the General Court and payment to JA ordered (Mass., Province Laws description begins The Acts and Resolves, Public and Private, of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, Boston, 1869–1922; 21 vols. description ends , 20:261).

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