Bill from Mark Daniels to Erastus Williams, Overseer to the Western Pequot Indians

 
Pequot Tribe to Mark Daniels
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Debit
 
 
 
 
 
 
1825
 
 
 
March 6
To nursing Joshua George, six weeks and four days at 1 dollar per week
           $6
.58
April 23 
To board and nursing Ann Wampey from the April 23 till November 23, being 30 weeks and 3 days at 75 cents per week 
           22
.87
May 4
To board and nursing William George from the May 4 till January 15, twenty weeks at 75 cents per week
           15
.00 x
 
To ten weeks at 1 dollar per week
           10
.00
 
To board of John Nedson, 1 year at 25 cents per week
           13
.00
April 14
To two yards bleached sheeting for shroud for Joshua[1] George at 28 cents per yard
 
.56
 
To digging grave for the same 3/
 
.50
1826
 
 
 
January 13 
To three and a half yards shirting Cambric for William George
 
 
 
To a shroud at 32 cents per yard[2]
             1
.12
 
To two yards cotton cloth for Ann Wampey at 12 ½ cents per yard
 
.25
 
To one pair of shoes for Ann Wampey 7/6 
             1
.25
 
To making gown for Ann Wampey 2/
 
.34
 
To making two shirts at 20 cents
 
.40
 
To one bushel of potatoes to Hannah Miller 2/6
 
.42
 
To a half bushel of potatoes 1/3        
 
.21
 
To drawing wood, one day 10/6
             1
.75
 
To plowing, one day for Betsy Squib 12/
             2
.00
 
To seven bushels of potatoes to Betsy Squib 2/6
             2
.94
 
To fifteen loads of wood, cutting and drawing at 2/6 per load to Betsy Squib
             6
.20
 
To one and a half bushels of potatoes at 2/6 to Betsy Squib
 
.63
 
To one quarter of potatoes at 2/6 to Hannah Miller
 
.11
 
To four loads of wood, cutting and drawing at 2/6 to Betsy Squib
             1
.68
 
To carting two loads of wood for William George to head of Mystic 6/
             2
.00
 
To digging and drawing stone for 19 rods of wall
             9
.00
 
To board of Ann Wampey, two weeks at 75 cents per week
           +1
.50
 
 
       $100
.31
 
Credit by William George’s work
          -30
.00
 
 
           70
.31
 
By carting stone for wall 12/ $2.00
 
 
 
By 22 loads of woods at
3
 
 
 
24
 
 
 
6
 
 
 
$30[3]
 
 
Endorsement: Mark Daniels Account, $70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[1] The given name William was crossed out here
[2] It is uncertain for whom this shroud was purchased.
[3] While the calculations used to arrive at this $30 figure are somewhat unclear, it is the same figure deducted from the overall amount, suggesting that the carting of stone and cutting of wood was work performed by William George.