Eastern Pequot Overseer Account from June 22, 1831 to June 19, 1832

 
 
Pequot Indians to Silas Chesebrough
 
 
 
 
 
Debit
 
 
 
 
 
 
1831
 
 
 
June 22
To balance due on settlement with the Court this day
$    37.38
 
June 22
To paid court fees 81 cents, one day settling with the Court 2 dollars
        2.81
 
June 26
To seven yards cotton sheeting and one peck corn for Tyra
        1.19
 
 
To two quarts meal and cash 6 cents for  S. Shantup [1]
          .12
 
July 5
To cash for Shantup 13 cents, one peck corn for Tyra 21 cents
          .34
 
August 22
To cash to Polly Shelly 3 dollars,  four and one half pounds pork for Tyra 36 cents
        3.36
 
August 23
To one pair shoes for Tyra as per bill of George Hewitt & Company
        1.42
 
September 1
To cash to Isaac Fagins  1 dollar, Cyrus Shelly 75 cents
        1.75
 
September 3
To one half bushel corn and cash 13 cents  for Cyrus Shelly
          .54
 
September 17
To cash to Cyrus Shelly 25 cents, horse and wagon to move Else Ned home when very sick 1 dollar
        1.25
 
September 21
To five and three quarters pounds pork and two quarts meal for Else Ned
          .54
 
September 25
To one half bushel corn and 37 cents cash for Cyrus Shelly
          .79
 
September 27
To cash to Cyrus Shelly 50 cents, order on Dudley R. Wheeler for shoes for Cyrus $1.34
        1.84
 
September 28
To paid William C, Moss For Cyrus Shelly 82 cents, October 2  paid Cyrus 2 dollars
        2.82
 
October 8
To one half bushel corn for Cyrus Shelly 42 cents and six pounds pork 48 cents
          .90
 
October 21
To one half bushel corn 42 cents and cash thirty cents for Cyrus Shelly
          .72
 
October 29
To cash 1 dollar, three and one half yard check 44 cents, and one shawl $2.13 for Tyra
        3.57
 
November 2
To paid Isaac Fagins cash 4 dollars
        4.00
 
 
To one fowl for Cyrus Shelly
          .20
 
November 7
To one half bushel corn for Cyrus 42 cents and six pounds pork 48 cents
          .90
 
November 9
To one half bushel corn 42 cents and cash 50 cents for Tyra Ned
          .92
 
November 11
To boards for Cyrus Shelly to repair his house
          .75
 
 
To six pounds nails for Cyrus Shelly 42 cents and cash 50 cents for Cyrus Shelly
          .92
 
November 19
To one pair of shoes for Isaac Fagins
        1.42
 
November 20
To one half bushel rye for Isaac Fagins 42 cents
          .42
 
November 23
To cash to Cyrus 50 cents, December 1 one half bushel corn and one pound tobacco 51 cents for Cyrus
        1.01
 
December  2
To pair taps and heels 17 cents, cash 38 cents, and one half bushel corn 38 cents for Tyra Ned
          .93
 
December 5
To one half bushel corn 38 cents and cash 50 cents for Tyra
          .88
 
December 13
To cash 10 cents and one half bushel corn 38 cents for Cyrus
          .48
 
December 17
To cash 25 cents and one half bushel corn 38 cents for Cyrus Shelly
          .63
 
December 21
To four pounds pork, four quarts meal, and one peck potatoes for Tyra
          .52
 
December 21
To three loads of wood oxen and one hand to get it for Cyrus Shelly
        3.75
 
December 24
To four quarts meal and one half bushel potatoes for Tyra
          .18
 
December 29
To six pounds old pork, one peck corn and one peck potatoes
          .73
 
December 31
To cash 50 cents and two hogs heads 25 cents for Cyrus Shelly
          .75
 
 
 
 
 
1832
January 1
 
To four quarts meal, three pecks corn, and one half bushel potatoes for Tyra
 
          .67
 
January 5
To seven and one half pounds old pork 67 cents for Tyra, one half bushel corn for Cyrus Shelly 38 cents
        1.05
 
January 8
To seven yards calico $1.40 for Tyra, cash to Cyrus Shelly 50 cents
        1.90
 
January 10
To yard cotton Sheeting at 9 pence per yard for Thomas Ned
          .87
 
January 13
To cash to Cyrus Shelly $1.30
        1.30
 
January 14
To one quart molasses, one half bushel potatoes, and one half bushel corn for Tyra Nedson
          .60
 
 
To Devonshire kersey [2] for trousers for Cyrus Shelly $2.83 and cash 25 cents
        3.08
 
January 21
To four pounds pork for Cyrus Shelly 32 cents, four quarts beans and peck potatoes for Tyra 18 cents
          .50
 
January 31
To one peck corn and one half bushel potatoes for Tyra                                             
          .36
 
February 14
To one half bushel corn, one gallon molasses and one ounce camphor for Isaac Fagins
        1.13
 
 
To order on John Hyde for Thomas Nedson
        1.00
 
February 18
To four yards bed tick and three yards sheeting for Tyra
        1.37
 
 
To six pounds pork for Tyra 42 cents, cash to Prude Poheag 25 cents
          .67
 
February 20
To paid Richard Ned 25 cents, one peck corn for Tyra 19 cents
          .44
 
February 23 
To four pounds pork for Cyrus Shelly 28 cents, one half bushel corn  38 cents
          .66
 
March 2
To cash 25 cents, one half bushel corn, and four pounds pork for Shelly
        1.00
 
March 9
To order on Dudley R. Wheeler 67cents, cash 43 cents for Cyrus Shelly
        1.10
 
March 16
To one half bushel corn for Isaac Fagins
          .42
 
 
To one half bushel corn for Cyrus Shelly 42  cents, cash to Isaac Fagins 9 cents
          .51
 
 
To four and one half pounds pork and two quarts molasses for Tyra
          .42
 
March 17
To eight yards calico for Prude Fagins at 18 cents
        1.44
 
 
To one peck corn for Tyra 21 cents and one half bushel potatoes and four pounds pork 48 cents
          .69
 
March 24
To three and one half pounds pork, two quarts meal 33 cents, one pail 25 cents, one broom 20 cents for Tyra
          .78
 
March 29
To cash to Richard Ned 9 pence cash to Cyrus Shelly 25 cents
          .37
 
 
To four and one half pounds pork and one half bushel corn for Cyrus Shelly
          .78
 
 
To three quarts meal for Tyra 9 cents, cash 1 dollar and four pounds seven ounces pork 36 cents
        1.45
 
April 4
To one quart molasses 42 cents, one peck corn 20 cents for Isaac Fagins
          .62
 
April 3
To sixty rails and twenty-five stakes to repair line fence and four oxen and four men one half day each on line fence
        5.75
 
 
To one half bushel corn for Richard Ned
          .42
 
April 6
To one peck corn and four and one half pounds pork  for [3] Tyra
          .56
 
April 7
To two and one half yard cotton plaid at 9 cents for Tyra
          .30
 
 
To one half bushel corn for Shelly 42 cents and four pounds pork 36 cents and cash 2 dollars
        2.78
 
April 21
To two men one day each on line fence, I[4] paid them
        1.34
 
April 23
To four and one half pounds pork and one half bushel corn for Tyra
          .82
 
April 24
To cash 50 cents and eight pounds meal for Tyra 74  cents, cash to Richard Ned 50 cents
        1.24
 
April 26
To cash 25 cents and one half bushel potatoes for S. Shantup[5]
          .42
 
 
To cash to Cyrus Shelly 1 dollar
        1.00
 
May 8
To one half bushel corn 42 cents, cash 25 cents and six yards cotton cloth 75 cents
        1.42
 
May 16
To two bushels potatoes for Cyrus Shelly 1 dollar, oxen and plow one day paid 75 cents
        1.75
 
 
To two hands 1 day each putting up line fence
        1.00
 
May 17
To cash to Betsey Tikens 1 dollar, cash to Cyrus 19 cents
        1.19
 
May 18
To ten squares 6" by 8" and eight squares 7" by 9" glass for Betsy Tikens and one half pounds wrought nails
          .90
 
 
To cash to Nancy Poheag 2 dollars, cash to Sary Pomp 2 dollars
        4.00
 
May 19
To oxen one day plowing for Cyrus Shelly
          .75
 
 
To paid Jonathan Avery for two bushel potatoes
        1.00
 
 
To Richard Ned 50 cents,  one pig for Richard Ned 1 dollar
        2.00
 
June 4
To cash to Prude Poheag 1 dollar, cash to Polly Ned 2 dollars
        3.00
 
June 9
To four quarts meal and peck potatoes for Tyra
          .18
 
June 12
To seven yard cotton cloth and one pair shoes for Prude Fagins as per bill from Dudley R. Wheeler
        2.02
 
 
To one pair shoes for Tyra  thick
        1.67
 
June 17
To six yards cotton sheeting at 13 cents for Ned Nedson, 5 yard cotton laid at 14 cents
        1.48
 
June 19
To one pig for Isaac Fagins
        2.00
 
 
To paid Colonel Hull[6] for making ten rods wall on the line fence  at 75 cents
        7.50
 
 
To the Moses Brushell field which was let with the pasture reserved for Richard Nedson
      15.00
 
 
 
  $167.40
 
 
 
 
 
 
Credit
 
 
 
 
 
 
1832
 
 
 
April 1
By the rent of the Indians pasture the summer of 1831 up to April 1, 1832 as per agreement with Colonel John W. Hull                                        
-$120.00
 
 
 
  $ 47.40
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silas Chesebrough
 
 
 
 
 
 
Judicial Action:
Silas Chesebrough, Overseer Pequot Indians.  Allowed by Court, John DeWitt, clerk
 
 
Docketing:
Files 1832 / 358 B