Adams Papers

[Account with Joseph Bass.]
[from the Diary of John Adams]

[Account with Joseph Bass.]

£ s d
May 31. 1775 pd. Jos. Bass a Dollar 0: 6: 0
pd. him before 2 Dollars 0: 12: 0
pd. him before at Braintree a Guinea 1: 8: 0
Jos. Bass Dr. to John Adams
Aug. 14. 1775.
To ballance of your Acct. left at Philadelphia, as you recollect it if wrong to be rectified 2: 8: 0
To a Guinea paid you before we went away from Braintree 1: 8: 0
To Cash left with Mrs. Yard to pay Dr. Shippen for innoculating you 2: 0: 0
To Cash paid you this Day 5: 0: 0
10: 16: 0
By your Service from 26th. of April to the fourteenth of Aug. 1775. 10: 16: 0

Braintree Aug. 14. 1775.1 Received of John Adams Five Pounds lawfull Money, which together with five Pounds sixteen shillings of lawfull Money received before, is in full for my Service from the 26th. of April to this day.

Joseph Bass jr.

1The itemized accounts with Bass above are in D/JA/22B. The receipt, in JA’s hand and signed by Bass, is in M-Ar: vol. 210.

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