Eastern Pequot Overseer Account from June 20, 1845 to June 3, 1846

 

The Pequot Indians in North Stonington in account with Elias Hewitt

 
     
 

Debit

 
     

1845

   

June 20

To this sum due me on settlement with County Court as will appear by my account

 $  27.97

June 27

To calico[1] and trimmings for dress for Polly Shelly

       1.30

August 9

To this sum paid Isaac Williams for keeping Philena

     10.00

September 15

To shirt for Henry Shantup 50 cents

         .50

September 15

To calico for dress, two cotton cloth for shirt for Philena

       1.11

December 1

To this sum paid Jack Randall for keeping Philena and one pair shoes as per his bill                                   

     10.00

December 18

To four pounds nails for Cyrus Shelly

         .28

December 25

To one pair brogans[2] for Henry Shantup

       1.34

December 25

To cotton shirt for Henry Shantup

         .50

     

1846

   

January 1

To hat at Dudley R. Wheeler's for Henry Shantup

         .38

January 15

To pair brogans for Philena

       1.17

January 15

To wood for Molly Gardner

         .50

January 24

To load wood for Molly Gardner

       1.25

January 24

To shirt and britches for Cyrus Shelly

       1.25

February 10

To five pounds pork at 8 cents and six pounds beef at 6 cents cut for Molly Gardner

         .76

 

To one quarter pound tea for Molly Gardner

         .24

 

To six quarts meal for Molly Gardner

         .25

March 6

To cloth and making shirt for Henry Shantup

         .50

 

To one pair stockings 34 cents and leather for boots for Henry Shantup

         .84

 

To six quarts meal for Molly Gardner

         .20

March 9

To cloth for dress and two shirts for Philena

       1.48

March 9

To pair booties for Molly Gardner

       1.08

March 9

To four quarts meal for Molly Gardner

         .16

 

To small load wood for Molly Gardner

         .75

April 8

To cash for Cyrus Shelly

       1.00

April 8

To eight pounds of pork and four quarts meal for Shantup

         .80

April 8

To three pounds crackers 24 cents, two quarts molasses 20 cents, and one half pound tea for Cyrus Shelly all                                                             

         .82

April 10

To shirt 50 cents, stockings 34 cents, to shirt 75 cents, and handkerchief 20 cents for Cyrus Shelly's grave cloths                                             

       1.79

April 10

To ten pounds pork 80 cents, eight pounds beef 48 cents, twelve pounds flour 48 cents, and two pounds candles 25 cents for Cyrus Shelly when he died

       2.31

April 20

To this sum paid David Holmes for coffin for Cyrus Shelly

       3.00

April 20

To Frank,[3] horse, and wagon to deliver coffin

         .75

May 6

To eight pounds of pork for Henry Shantup

         .64

 

To this sum paid Jack Randall for keeping Philena

       6.00

May 16

To cash for Samuel Shantup

         .25

 

To three bushels oats $1.20, six pounds clover seed 60 cents, and peck hurd[4] 50 cents to sow on Samuel Shantup's lot                                                                   

       2.30

 

To team and hands to plow and sow oats

       3.00

June 3

To shirt 34 cents, six pounds pork 42 cents, and tobacco 12 cents for Samuel Shantup

         .88

 

To interest on balance due me on settlement and cash advanced up to April 1846 when I received the rent                

                     2.00

   

        

 

To paid Levi Walker, Doctor, for doctoring, etc.

       9.00

 

To my services rendered during the year.  It is the sum which has generally been allowed           

     20.00

June 12

To this day to court to settle account and expenses

       2.00

 

To paid clerks fees

         .81

 

$ 121.18

     
 

Contra Credit

 

1846

   

 

April

By this sum received of Samuel Stanton, Esq., for rent of pasture from April 1846 To April 1847

$ 100.00

April

By the feed in Cyrus Shelly lot this year

       3.00

   

$-103.00

 

Balance due Elias Hewitt

$18.00

   

Judicial Action:

Elias Hewitt account with Pequot Indians.  [7] Allowed so ordered.  File

 

Docketing:

778

 

[1] calico

[2] brogans

[3] Francis McCarty

[4] Hemp herd

[5] The sum here should be $89.35.

[6] The amount here is incorrect.  It should read $18.18.

[7] Deleted Text: Accepted