Eastern Pequot Overseer Account from April 1827 to April 1829

 

Pequot Indians of North Stonington in account with Henry Chesebrough

 
     
 

Debit

 

1827

   

April 3

To paid Nabby Hue 50 cents cash

         .50

May 6

To Nabby two pounds pork, six alewives, cash 25 cents and four quarts meal

         .59

May 22

To Isaac Fagins 4 dollars at John Browning's store

       4.00

May 25

To Sarah Pompy 2 dollars at John Browning's                   

       2.00

May 29

To Tyra Ned one bushel potatoes

         .34

May 31

To Nabby cash 25 cents and six quarts meal      

         .37

June 6

To Tyra Ned seven yards cotton plaid at15 cents, cash 35 cents and one pint molasses

       1.46

June 18

To Nabby four quarts meal and cash 25 cents                    

         .37

 

To $18.79 due me on settlement of account with the Court up to April 1, 1827

     18.79

 

To paid 81 cents court fees and 2 dollars for settling with Court

       2.81

July 3

To Isaac Fagins 2 dollars at Browning's store

       2.00

July 12

To Nabby three yards cotton plaid at 15 cents yard       

         .45

July 28

To Nabby Hue six pounds codfish and one quart rum 

         .30

July 30

To Nancy Skeesucks $1.25 at Browning's store                

       1.25

July 30

To Nabby two and one-half flannel at 50 cents and one shirt

       1.75

 

To  Ann Ned one calico frock two, and one-half pounds pork three and a half pounds mutton, and three quarts meal

      1.50

 

To Nabby Hue cash and handkerchief

         .50

August 3

To Ann Ned one shirt and a frock for her child and six quarts meal

         .70

August 10

To Hannah Shelly cash 2 dollars

       2.00

August 15

To Ann Ned bed pillow and sheets

       3.00

 

To Ann Ned two pounds codfish, two quarts meal, two pounds rice, and one quart molasses        

         .31

September 1

To grave clothes for Ann Ned

       1.50

September 1

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one pint rum when lame with a broken leg

         .06

September 2

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one pint rum and two and a half pounds pork

         .22

September 3

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., order on John Browning's store 1 dollar and bottle vinegar

       1.05

September 5

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., bottle vinegar and half bushel meal

         .40

September 8

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one pound tobacco

         .12

September 11

To paid Doctor Robinson for doctoring Johanna Shantup as per bill

       4.00

September 15

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., two and a half pounds pork and cash 8 cents

         .28

September 15

To Polly Shelly 2 dollars at John Hyde's store  

       2.00

September 16

To Nancy Skeesucks 2 dollars cash

       2.00

September 18

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr. two quarts molasses

         .23

September 26

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., six quarts meal and 7 cents cash

         .25

October 3

To Philena cash 1 dollar

       1.00

October 4

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., order on Oliver Hewitt for twelve pounds pork

         .96

October 22

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., three and a half pounds codfish and four quarts meal

         .23

October 23

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., order on Oliver Hewitt for eight pounds pork

         .64

November 14

To Hannah Turner's school bill against Freelove Tikens

         .63

November 15

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., order on Oliver Hewitt for twelve pounds pork

         .96

November 20

To Tyra Ned one bushel corn   

         .67

December 5

To paid Court fees for my appointment as overseer

       2.31

December 7

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one half bushel corn

         .34

December 10

To Tyra Ned one bushel corn

         .67

December 12

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., two quarts molasses

         .25

December 22

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one pair trousers 1 dollar, second-hand vest 50 cents

       1.50

December 29

To Samuel Tikens two pounds candles 28 cents, two pounds rice, 10 cents, 1 pint molasses 6 cents, and one half pound tea 38 cents

         .82

     

1828

   

January 1

To Philena one pair shoes           

         .75

January 11

To Lemuel Shelly one half bushel corn

         .37

January 13

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one bushel corn and four pounds pork

         .69

January 31

To  Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one half bushel corn 37 cents, February 18, four and one quarter pounds pork 34 cents          

         .71

February 22

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one half bushel corn 37 cents, three and one half pounds pork 28 cents and one bushel potatoes 20 cents

         .85

March 12

To Tyra Ned six and one half yards London brown broadcloth at 8/

       8.67

 

To  Tyra Ned four and one half yards all wool undressed 5/4 wide at 4/

       3.00

March 20

To Prude Poheage cash 75 cents

         .75

March 29

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr.,  six pounds pork and one half bushel corn

         .85

April 8

To Shubael Whitney for a coffin for a child of Ann Ned's

         .50

April 21

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one bushel potatoes 20 cents, six mackerel 24 cents,

         .44

 

To four quarts beans 16 cents.  May 3, spirits and laudanum 18 cents

         .34

May 3

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one half bushel potatoes 10 cents, eight alewives 8 cents

         .18

May 12

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one peck beans 25 cents and one bushel potatoes 25 cents

         .50

May 19

To  Tyra Ned one peck corn and one peck potatoes

         .25

May 20

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., four oxen and one man one day each to plow $1.50, eight bushels potatoes  

       3.10

May 27

To Nancy Poheage cash 3 dollars

       3.00

May 28

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr.,  one half bushel corn 37cents, 4/3 pounds pork 33 cents

         .70

May 31

To Isaac Fagins one peck meal 20 cents, two quarts molasses 20 cents, and cash 1 dollar

       1.40

June 10

To Isaac Fagins one half bushel corn 37 cents, two quarts meal 23 cents, three and one half pounds pork 28 cents and order on Browning's 2 dollars 

       2.88

June 17

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., five and one half pounds pork and six quarts meal

        .62

June 20

To Isaac Fagins one gallon molasses 46 cents, cash 1 dollar and one half bushel corn 37 cents

       1.83

June 20

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one half bushel corn 37cents, five and one half pounds pork 44 cents

         .81

June 26

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., cash 50 cents, one half bushel corn 37cents, one half bushel potatoes 17 cents

       1.04

June 29

To Isaac Fagins one gallon molasses

         .46

July 1

To Tyra Ned at John Hyde's store as per bill $4.26, one shawl 75 cents

       5.01

July 8

To Sarah Pompey at R. E. Moss' store $2.50

       2.50

July 10

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., six and three-quarter pounds pork and eleven and one half pounds mutton

         .93

July 11

To Tyra Ned two and one half yards of cotton plaid of Browning

         .38

July 12

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one quart molasses, one half bushel potatoes and peck corn

         .38

July 16

To Tyra Ned two pounds pork 16 cents, cash for Elsa Ned 25 cents        

         .41

July 25

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., three quarts meal 9 cents, two quarts molasses 21  cents and cash 25 cents

         .55

August 22

To  Polly Shelly cash 3 dollars

       3.00

August 23

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., cash 25 cents, one pound mutton tallow 14 cents

         .39

September 12

To Betsey Tikens 2 dollars for board and care of Elsa Ned while sick   

       2.00

September 18

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., cash 50 cents and one quart vinegar

        .55

September 24

To Tyra Ned cash 75 cents and one peck corn

         .92

October 1

To Moses Brushell school bill 15 cents, to Betsey Tikens school bill 28 cents

         .43

October 3

To Isaac Fagins cash 2 dollars

       2.00

October 10

To James Abner one quart molasses      

         .11

October 15

To sending after Doctor for James Abner twice and two men to attend him while in warm bath

       1.50

October 15

To seven pounds pork 56 cents, six quarts meal 18 cents, peck potatoes 8 cents, and one and one half pounds candles for Elsa Ned while attending on James Abner

       1.05

October 17

To Isaac Fagins two quarts molasses

       1.21

October 18

To meat and meal for Elsa Ned while attending on Abner           

         .25

October 19

To grave clothes for James Abner

       2.00

October 20

To one pounds candles and peck potatoes for E. Ned [2] while watching with Abner

         .19

 

To paid Elsa Ned 50 cents in full for care of James Abner while sick

         .50

October 24

To Esther Waugs 75 cents in full for use of bed and clothes and care

of James Abner while sick

         .75

October 26

To Nancy Poheage order on R. E. Moss store for cloth

       4.50

November 6

To Betsey Tikens 2 dollars for board and care of Elsa Ned while sick at her house in full

       2.00

November 17

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., four oxen, two men and cart one day each carting timber to cover a cellar (found all)

       2.00

 

To timber to cover a cellar for Cyrus Shelly, Jr.

       2.00

November 26

To Tyra Ned one half bushel corn           

         .34

December 5

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one half bushel corn 34 cents, one half peck salt 10 cents, iron work by Boly 50 cents

         .84

December 5

To Gilbert Sisson for coffins as per bill this date

       6.08

December 12

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one bushel corn 67 cents, one pound shingle nails 7 cents

         .74

December

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one bushel corn carried to mill  

         .75

 

To Widow Sally Lewis as per bill              

       1.50

     

1829

   

January 2

To Tyra Ned one pair shoes $1.08, one peck corn 17 cents

       1.25

January 5

To  Cyrus Shelly, Jr., four pounds pork 28 cents, two bushels potatoes 67 cents

         .95

January 5

To  Cyrus Shelly, Jr., cutting and carting three loads wood          

       1.50

January 10

To  Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one half bushel corn 34 cents, taps heels and shoe thread, and two candles

         .56

January 12

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one pair shoes for your boy

         .75

January 12

To  Cyrus Shelly, Jr., leather to tap and cap shoes for your wife

         .20

January 16

To  Moses Brushell while sick, four pounds pork

         .28

January 17

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., three and one half pounds pork and one half bushel corn

         .58

January 20

To  Isaac Fagins one half bushel corn

         .34

January 21

To Moses Brushell one half bushel potatoes

         .17

January 30

To  Cyrus Shelly, Jr.,  cash 25 cents.  February 2,  one bushel corn 75 cents

       1.00

February 5

To Moses Brushell one quart molasses 11 cents, eight and one quarter pounds pork and six quarts meal

         .85

February 10

To Moses Brushell one bushel potatoes and one half peck corn

         .43

February 12

To  Cyrus Shelly, Jr., two shirts 67 cents, one pair pantaloons 1 dollar, and a coat  partly-worn 3 dollars   

       4.67

February 13

To  Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one half bushel potatoes      

         .17

February 13

To Betsey Wheeler of Groton  1 dollar cash in part for board and care of Philena while at her house (deranged)

       1.00

February 14

To Moses four quarts meal and one half bushel potatoes            

         .28

February 17

To Moses one half bushel potatoes, four quarts meal, and four pounds pork

         .57

February 17

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one half bushel corn

         .37

February 20

To Moses six pounds pork, one half bushel potatoes, and four quarts meal

         .71

February 24

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one peck meal and three and one half pounds pork

         .44

February 25

To Moses one half bushel potatoes and six quarts meal

         .35

February 28

To Moses four pounds pork, two pounds codfish, and four quarts meal

         .43

March 3

To  Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one peck meal and four quarts for Isaac Fagins

         .32

March 4

To Moses six and one half pounds pork and one half bushel potatoes

         .62

March 7

To  Cyrus cash 25 cents

         .25

March 7

To  Moses one half bushel potatoes, four quarts meal, and one quart molasses

         .40

March 7

To Isaac Fagins 4.2 pounds pork and one quart molasses           

         .39

March 9

To Cyrus Shelly, Jr., one quart molasses 11 cents, one half bushel meal 37 cents, four and one half pounds pork 31 cents

         .79

   

$170.83

     
 

Credit

 
     
 

By the rent of the Indian town pasture from April 1, 1827 up to April 1, 1829, which is two years at 75 dollars a year

 $150.00

     
 

Deduct two years rent                

-150.00

     
 

Balance due March 9, 1829, Silas Chesebrough

   $20.83

Judicial Action:

Pequot Indians North Stonington Overseer’s Account, March 7, 1829. Allowed [ illegible ] paid

Docketing:

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