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Enclosure: Account, 10 August 1785

Enclosure: Account

The Honble. John Adams Esq. to Cotton Tufts as His Attorney
Dr.
1784. June. 24. To Cash pd. Nath. Austin 19/6
July. 1. To Nath. Willis 30/9 2. 10. 3
July. 21. To 1/2 m. Nails 4/
Aug. 11. To Cash pd. Jno. Gill 24/ 1/2 qe Paper 9d 1. 8. 9
Sept. 29. To Thos. Russell Esq for 16 years Rent of Verchilds Land 38. 8. 0
To Elkh. Thayer for ditching 30/ pd for Glass & Putty 9/ 1. 19. 0
Octob. 6. To Saml. Eliot for Cloathing for yr. children 2. 6. 1
To half a Day at Braintree in adjusting Accounts &c 0. 6. 0
28. To Revd. Jno. Shaw 40/ To Sundry Persons by ordr. of Mrs. Adams 72/ 5. 12. 0
Nov. 18. To Revd. Jno. Shaw 60/ To Jona Marsh for a pr. Boots to Charles 27/ 4. 7. 0
To 1/2 Day at Boston 7/6
 
28. To 1/2 Day at Braintree 6/ 0. 13. 6
Dec. 10. To Cash pd. for recordg. Will. Adams Deed 2/6 for Searchg Records of 2 1/2 0. 3. 8 1/2
14. To Do. paid David Bass for Salt Marsh bought of him 32. 16. 3
To 1 Day at Braintree settling the Survey Purchase &c 0. 12. 0
16. To Cash pd. for recordg Deed 3/ 0. 3. 0
1785 Jany. 8. To 1 Day myself & Horse 12/ To Cash pd. James Thayer for Land £60 60. 12. 0
17. To Cash pd. for Cloathing for Mast. Charles & Thos 4. 11. 2
27. To Revd. Jno. Shaw £6. To recordg James Thayers Deed 2/6 6. 2. 6
March 3. To pd for a Singing Book 6/ Wards Grammar 3/ for Thos 0. 9. 0
17. To Revd. Jno. Shaw £10.16.0
23. To 1/2 Day at Braintree 6/ 11. 2. 0
To pd for 2 Crevats 8/2
24. To 1/2 Dy. at Boston 7/6 0. 15. 8
29. To Gayus Thayer for Your own and Farm Rates 10. 12. 4 1/2
April 9. To Andw. Newell 8.3.0. To part of a Day at Boston 7/6 8. 10. 6
To Cash pd. Elias Burdett in Advance for Building 62. 0. 0
11. To a Journey to Medford to give Lease for Medford Farm &c 0. 12. 0
21. To Revd. Jno. Shaw 90/
May 13. To part Journey to Boston 6/ 4. 16. 0
26. To Cash for 1 pc. Linnen for Children 84/
30. To Davd. Marsh’s Bill for Shoes 57/4 7. 1. 4
30. To Revd. Jno. Shaw 71/10
June 1 & 2d. To Mrs. Shaw to purchase Cloathg. 8.4.0 11. 15. 10
16. To Revd. Jno. Shaw Quarty Bill 14.8.0 To Register 1/ 2 1/2 To Phoebe 8/ 14. 17. 2 1/2
July. 2. To. Ebenz. Burdett in full for Building as Pr. Agreement 62. 0. 0
 
5. To Thos. Russell Esq 1 Yrs. Rent for Verchilds Land 48/ 2. 8. 0
6. To Willm. Homer for Repairs of House at Boston 4. 10. 6.
19 & 20. To Cash for Charles a Hat and Cravats 3. 1. 4 1/2
£367. 3. 0
1785. July 21. To Cash now on hand to Ballance 4. 16. 11 1/2
£371. 19. 11 1/2
Cr.
1784
June 16. By a Ballance of Cash left in my Hands by Mrs. Adams 7. 13. 4
28. By Cash recd. of Mrs. Smith left in her Hands by Do 1. 6. 8
By Do. recd. of the Executors of Revd. Willm. Smiths Will 15. 0. 0
Sept. 16. By Do. recd. of Andw. Newall 1 qr. Rent 15. 0. 0
Octob. 8. By Do. recd. of Matthew Pratt for Yoke of Oxen 9. 0. 0
22. By Do. recd. of Phoebe 36/2
Nov. 18. Andw. Newall 1 qr. Rent 15£ 16. 16. 2
23. By Do. recd. of Matthew Pratt for Farm Produce 11. 0. 0
Dec. 15. By Do. recd. of Alexr. Hill on Ballance of Acctts 3. 0. 7
1785. Jany. 6. By Do. recd. of Benj. Guilds in full of his Note 103. 5. 0
10. By do. recd. in part for Certificates for Intt. on Continl Notes 8. 2. 0
14. By Do. recd. of Phoebe 12/10
March 24. By Thos. Pratt on Acct. 16/6 1. 9. 4
Jany. 1. By my Bill of Exchange in favour of James Elworthy for £50 stg. 5 P. Ct. above par is 52.10.0—Lawful Money 70. 0. 0
March 24. By Cash recd. of Matthew Pratt. Ballance of Farm Acctts 22. 2. 9
By Do. recd. of Royall Tyler Esq for Debts collected 29. 3. 9 1/2
 
April 9. By Do. recd. of Andw. Newall 1 qr. Rent 15. 0. 0
May Do. recd. of Mrs. Otis for Dorset Alley 1 Yr 1. 16. 0
June 4. By my Order in favour of James Elworthy for £11. 12. 0 sterg Exchange 6 P. Ct.—in Law My 16. 8. 0
16. By Andw. Newall 1 qr Rent to the 30 Apr. last 15. 0. 0
July 1. By Cash recd. for Interest 1. 5. 0
4. By Do. recd. of Matthew Pratt on Farm Acct. 9. 11. 4
371. 19. 11 1/2

Errors Excepted Per Cotton Tufts

Weym[outh]: July 21st. 1785. At the Request of the Honble. Cotton Tufts Esq. I have particularly gone over and examined the foregoing Account, and find it right cast and properly Vouched in all its Parts.

Richard Cranch

The content of notes that appeared on this page in the printed volume has been moved to the end of the preceding document.

RC (Adams Papers), with enclosed account. Letter endorsed: “Dr Tufts August”; account endorsed: “Dr Tufts’s Account 1785.”

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