Bill from John Wilcox to Erastus Williams, Overseer to the Western Pequot Indians

 

Pequot Tribe of Indians to John Wilcox

   
       
 

Debit

   
       

1825

     

April 6

To one peck of potatoes

$0.06

 
 

To one peck of corn

.17

 

April 9

To one quart of molasses

.09 ½

 
 

To two pounds of pork at 10 cents

.25

 

April 11

To one peck of corn

.17

 
 

To one half bushel of potatoes

.12 ½

 

May 2

To one peck of corn

.17

 

May 11

To two quarts of meal

.04

 

November 7

To one peck of corn

.17

 
 

To one peck of potatoes

.10

 

November 19

To two quarts of meal

.06

 

December 10

To one peck of corn

.17

 

December 23

To three pounds of pork

.24

 
 

To quart of corn

.06

 
 

To one quart of beans

.04

 
 

To seven pounds of [ illegible ] 24 cents and 1 quart of salt

.28

 
 

To mending shoes

.50

 
 

To one peck of potatoes

.10

 
 

To one pair of thick shoes

1.50

 
 

To one peck of corn

.21

 
 

To one peck of potatoes

.10

 
 

To one peck of potatoes

.10

 
 

To one half a bushel of corn 

.42

 
 

To one peck of potatoes

.10

 
 

To one half bushel of corn

.42

 
 

The above delivered to James Sunsamon

 

$5.65

       

1825

     

May 3

To one half bushel of corn

.34

 

1826

     

February 13

To one half bushel of corn

.34

 
 

To tapping and heel tapping shoes1

.38

 
 

To half a pound of candles

.10

 
 

To half a bushel of corn

.42

 

March 1

To half a bushel of corn

.42

 
 

Delivered Hannah Miller

 

$2.00

       

1825

     

August 2

To cash $2.00

2.00

 

August 21

To cash one dollar

1.00

 
 

Delivered Josiah Charles

 

$3.00

       

1825

     

June 1

To bushel of corn

.67

 
 

To six pounds four ounces of pork to Thankful Charles

.50

 
 

To cash $5 paid Thankful Charles

5.00

 

Taken out

To $4 and ten cents paid Thankful Charles

4.10

 
     

$10.27

1825

     

December 24

To one peck of corn

.18

 
 

To half a bushel of potatoes

.20

 

1826

To seven pounds of flour

.25

 

February 14

To one peck of corn

.19

 
 

To mending shoes

.12

 
 

To tapping shoes

.17

 
 

Delivered Theodosia Deshon

 

$1.11

       

1825

     
 

To one bushel of corn

.67

 
 

To four pounds two ounces of pork at 8 cents 

.33

 
 

Delivered Margaret George

 

$1.00

       

1825

     

February 7

To seven pounds of flour

.24

 
 

To half a bushel of corn

.38

 
 

To a dozen candles

.04

 
 

Delivered Betsy Squib

 

$0.66

       
 

To sashes and glass for 12 squared windows

 

+4.52

     

$28.22

     

-4.102

     

24.12

       
 

Credit

   
       
 

Pequot Tribe of Indians by 21 loads of wood at 34 cents

 

7.34

     

$20.88

 

Received payment by the improvement of Pequot land

   
 

Groton

John Wilcox

   
       
       
 

Endorsement: John Wilcox Bill, Number 9 / Debt $ 24.12 / Credit

$7.34

   

[1] This $4.10 is the figure mentioned above in Thankful Charles’ expenses

  • 1. Tapping is the process of affixing a material, often metal, fastened to the toe and heel portion of shoes and boots in order to reduce wear on the shoe proper, extending the life of the footwear. http://www.drillpad.net/DI_AF_Taps.htm
  • 2. This $4.10 is the figure mentioned above in Thankful Charles’ expenses