Summary of Western Pequot Overseer Account from March 1825 to June 1826

Summary of Erastus Williams Account, Overseer Pequot Tribe, as settled June Court 1826

       

Debit

     
       

To paid court fees

 

3.25

 

To old expenses

 

1.67

 

To 19 and a half days of overseer

 

19.50

 

To Doctors’ bills viz.

     

Dr. Thomas W. Gay

18.00

   

Dr. Manning

+1.00

   
 

19.00

19.00

 

To supplies to the Indians

     

 Viz . paid other people as per bill

 

167.18

 

 Furnished by myself

 

+37.385

 
   

$236.985

$236.985

       

Credit

     
       

By cash received balance of Elisha Crary

 

1.14

 

For rent

     

of Thomas Smith

9.00

   

of Charles Chester

37.50

   

of John Wilcox

39.16

   

of Mark Daniels

52.00

   

of Thomas Hallet

22.50

   

of Jonas Latham

3.00

   

of Holden Prosser

+15.00

   
 

178.16

178.16

 

For bark, wood, and timber

     

of Henry Hallet for seven loads wood

2.34

   

of Roswell Allyn for three and a half cords bark

7.915

   

of John Wilcox for twenty-one loads wood

7.34

   

of Jonah Witter for timber, etc.

20.74

   

of Nathaniel Brown for old wood

2.00

   

of Charles Hewitt1 for timber

8.00

   

of Henry Hallet for ten loads wood

3.33

   

of D. Backer2 for 3

+3.00

   
 

 54.665

  + 54.665

 
   

$233.965

$233.965

       
     

$236.985

     

- 233.965

Balance carried to new account

   

3.02

       
  • 1. Due to the number of individuals with the Charles Hewitt and their overlapping lifespans, it is difficult to identify which Charles Hewitt this is.
  • 2. The identity of this individual is undetermined.
  • 3. The description of the bark, wood, or timber harvested from the reservation was left blank.