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From Stephen Brown to John Quincy Adams, 18 September 1826

Boston. Seper. 18. 1826.

Sales of Stocks, by Order of the Executors, on the Estate of John Adams late of Quincy decd.

13. Shares. Middlesex Canal @$260 3380
5 " West–Boston Bridge 295 1475
54 " Massts. fire & Marine Ins. Office par. 2700
1 perCt advce 27 2727
10 " New England—Ins. Office 1000.
5 perCt adce. 50. 1050
10 " Boston Bank @ $78 1/4 782 .50
5 " Boylston Market 500
12 perCt adce. 60 560
5 " " " 500
12 1/2 adce. 62 .50 562 .50
10 " " " " 1000
12 perCt adce. 120 1120
9 " Massts. Bank par $250 2250
9 1/2 perCt adce 205 .31 2455 .31
12 " American Bank 1200
2 1/2 perCt adce 30 1230
$15342 .31
Charges
Advertising Sales 5 .
paid Mr Knapp 3 transfers of Market Shares 3
Commissions 36 .88
44 .88
$15297 .43

Errors Excepted

Stepn. Brown Auctioneer

Boston Sepr. 18. 1826.

The Honl. John Q Adams. Bill of purchase 8632 .
Cash deposited in US. Branch Bank. 6665 .43
$15297 .43
Amount Sales at Auction
per. Account Sales Annexd. $15297 .43

S Brown

Auctr

Boston Sepr. 18. 1826—

This may Certify, to Whom it may Concern, that Mr James H Foster, purchasd. at the Sale of the Aforesaid Stocks, & after Said Sale, informd me he had purchasd a part of them for the Honle. John Quincy Adams—

—Viz.

13 Shares. Middlesex Canal @$260 3380
5 " West Boston Bridge 295 1475 .
54 " Massts. fire & Marine Ins. Office par 2700
1 perCt adce 27 2727
10 " New–England Ins. Office 1000
5 perCt adce. 50 1050 .
$8632

Stepn Brown
Auctioneer

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