Bill from Charles Chester to Erastus Williams, Overseer to the Western Pequot Indians

 

Pequot Tribe

   
       
 

Debit

   
       

1825

     

March 19

To two pounds pork and two quarts meal to James Sunsamon

0

.22

April

To drawing wood for James Sunsamon and Dosia

0

.60

 

To one peck of potatoes to Sunsamon

0

 .07

May 5

To cutting and carting to Sunsamon

0

.25

 

To plowing yard for Dosia

0

.34

November

To one peck corn and four and a half pounds pork to Phebe

0

.48

November 17

To four pounds mutton and four quarts corn to Phebe

0

.32

 November 24

To one peck potatoes and one pound pork

0

.15

December 8

To two and three-quarter pounds pork and two quarts meal

0

.26

 

To drawing wood for Dosia Deshon

0

.75

 

To drawing wood for James Sunsamon

0

.50

1826

     

January

To drawing wood for Dosia

0

.50

January 13

To cutting and drawing wood for Dosia

0

.25

January 23

To drawing wood for Dosia

0

.84

January 29

To one bushel of potatoes to Margaret George

0

.50

 

To drawing wood for Dosia

0

.50

February 6

To drawing wood for Dosia

0

.52

 

To drawing wood for Dosia

0

.75

February 25

To four loads wood March 7 and carting three loads

0

.86

 

To two quarts meal to Dosia

0

.08

March 10

To carting Phebe Sunsamon from Mr. Latham’s

0

.50

May

To carting wood 95 cents and for plowing one day $1.34

+2

.29

   

11

.53

 

Charles Chester

   
       
 

Endorsement: Charles Chester’s Bill, Number 3, $11.53

   
 

Miscellaneous: 11.53+7.00=18.53 / 50.00 -18.53=31.47

–12.50= 18.97[1]

   
       
       

[1] There are several other calculation, the functions of which are unclear.