John Russell Account Book

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Deerfield, MA
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1763 to 1791 1763 - 1791, Vol 1

(PVMA#: PVMA 5352, Vol. 1)

Entry Date Legacy AA AA Name(s) Enslaver $  £  s  p  f
[1761-1766] [Charges for tailoring and rum partly by cash and by farm labor, presumably by Cato/Titus] 1761 Titus Titus, Ashley, Jonathan Jr.
[1761-1766] [Charges for tailoring and rum partly by cash and by farm labor, presumably by Cato/Titus] 1761 , Ashley, Jonathan Jr.
Zadack Hawks Dr To making a Vest for King 0-2-0 1762 Jan King King, Hawks, Zadack
To making a Coat for Lampton 0-8-0 1762 Mar Lampton Lampton, Hawks, Zadack 8
Mr. Thomas Dickinson Dr to making a coat for Hartford 0 8 0 1762 Apr , Free
To Roswell Drving Plow 6 Days 0-6-0 to Roswell Driving Plow 7 dys 0-8-6 To Roswell work 14 days att 17/0 1762 Apr Roswell Roswell, Russell, John 14 6
To Roswell work 14 days [...] [0-17-0] 1762 Aug Roswell Roswell, Russell, John 17
[Ashley, Jonathan acct.:] To making Leather Vest for Cato 0-8-6 1762 Nov , Ashley, Jonathan Jr. 8 6
to making breeches for Umphrey 0 5 0 1762 Nov Humphry , Childs, Timothy
Contra Cr. By making Cyder 1 Day [3/ By work part of a day 1/6 total 4/6] 1762 Abijah Prince Abijah Prince, Free 4 6
To making a Coat for Hartford 0-8-0 1762 Hartford Hartford, Dickinson, Thomas 8
To 1 gill Rum /3 To Quart Rum total 3/7 plus 1/1 new total [4/8] 1762 Abijah Prince Abijah Prince, Free
[Acct. of Abijah Prince Dr To Sundries 1/1 do Pitcher 1/6 [1/7] To 1 Quart molasses /9 /9 1762 Abijah Prince Abijah Prince, Free 3 4
To Roswell 5 days at plow 2/0 1763 Apr Roswell Roswell, Russell, John
  Contra side for Mr. Thomas Dickinson 1763 Jun , Free
To making a Vest for Rose 0-3-0 1763 Jul Rose Rose, Hawks, Zadack 3
To making a Coat for Calop 8/ 1763 Sep Calop Calop, Hawks, Zadack
Town Negro Dr To a pare of gloves old tenor 1-4-0 To juse [jew's] harp 0-2-6 1763 Nov Town Negro Town Negro, Williams, Elijah 1 6 6
Cr to Cash paid by Hartford 0-2-10 To [5?] Quarts of Mollas 0-3-9 1763 Hartford Hartford, Dickinson, Thomas 3 9
Hartford Negro Dr To fore yds of [Dow?] [Tow?] at 2/8 pr yd 0-10-8 1763 Hartford Hartford, Dickinson, Thomas 10 8
To [ounce of snuff 0 -2-6 total 0-18-0 1763 Town Negro Town Negro, Williams, Elijah 18
Hartford Negro Dr To Quart of Rum 0-1-6 To Point of Molasses 1-0-5 1764 Mar Hartford Hartford, Dickinson, Thomas 1 1 11
To Quart of Rum 0-1-6 To Quart of Rum 0-1-6 1764 Mar Hartford Hartford, Dickinson, Thomas 3
Hartford Negro Dr To 2 Quarts and a point [pint] of molasses 0-1-11 Cr to Cash 0-1-4 1764 Mar Hartford Hartford, Dickinson, Thomas 7
Hartford Negro Dr To Quart of Rum 0-1-6 Hartford Negro Dr to Cash 0-0-4 1764 Jun Hartford Hartford, Dickinson, Thomas 1 10
[Timothy Childs acct.:] To altering a Coat for umphrey 0-2-8 1764 Jul Humphry Humphry, Childs, Timothy 6 8
Titus Negro Dr To 1 Quart of Rum 0-1-6 Timothy Childs 1764 slave slave, Childs, Timothy 1 6
  Zadack Hawks contra across from page 6 1764 , Free
To making a Vest for Cato 2-6 1765 Jun 8 , Ashley, Jonathan Jr. 2 6
By a load of wood by Cato 1765 Dec , Ashley, Jonathan Jr.
To Making a Coat Vest Umphrey [0]-12-[0] 1766 Feb Humphry Humphry, Childs, Timothy 12
  Sharp Calop Dr to 4 gal of Rum 15-6 1766 Aug 25 Caleb Sharp , Free
By 11 weeks and 5 days Bord @ 4/8 Bord @ 4/8 2-16-0 1766 Aug Roswell Roswell, Russell, John 2 16
(Leut Childs) To Roswells making up hay at Newfort 1/4 1766 Aug Roswell Roswell, Russell, John
By 49 meals Eat hear in time of sickness candels my Time and Roswells 1-4-6 1766 Aug Roswell Roswell, Russell, John 1 4 6
To my boys going twice to the falls when Leut Childs was sick [0] 4-8 ] 1766 Roswell Roswell, Russell, John
To 14 meals of Veatels in May and June [-- 7- --] 1766 , Childs, Timothy
  Sharp Calob Dr (many entries--such as snuff, tea and rum) 1768 Dec 16 , Free
  Contra side for Sharp Calob -- , Free

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1763 to 1791 1763 - 1791, Vol 2

(PVMA#: PVMA 5353, Vol. 2)

Entry Date Legacy AA AA Name(s) Enslaver $  £  s  p  f
... To Cutting a Coat Breeches /8 1768 Dec Abijah Prince Abijah Prince, Free 8
  Bijah Prince contra side 1768 Dec , Free
To making a Coat 6/ [Other purchases of rum, molasses, thread...about these dates; purchases paid for by pigs, making cider, peas, corn.] 1769 Oct Abijah Prince Abijah Prince, Free 6
To making Breeches Cato 3/4 1773 Dec 1 , Ashley, Jonathan Jr. 3 4
  Contra Cr By Jon o Hinsdell in full to the Date 1 8 1 1774 Aug 2 , Free
  Calob Sharp of Conway Dr (to many things, such as tobacco and rum) 1774 Aug 2 , Free
To mending Bree Cato 1/11 1774 Aug , Ashley, Jonathan Jr. 1 11
  Contra side for Rev Mr Ashley -- , Free

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Entry Date AA Name AA Name(s) Owner $  £  s  p  f
  Bijah Prince Dr to Sundries 1/1 To October 1/6 (2/7) To 1 Quart molasses /9 To 1 gill Rum /3 To Quart Rum 11 (total 4/6) 1764 Abijah Prince Abijah Prince, Free
  Sharp Calob Dr To 2 yd of Coating 7/6 --16-10 To pay for Dresing the O[?] 1-6 To 1 Bottel Snuff 3 -- To 1/4 Tea1-2 To rum --2 To Rum --2 1768 Dec 16 Caleb Sharp Caleb Sharp, Free
  Calob Sharp of Conway Dr to 1 gallon Rum 4/ To lb of Tobacco /7 4-7 To 6 lb of Sugar /8 4/ To 1 lb of Moll /6 4-6 To 1 gallon Rum New 3/4 Dito West 4/ 7/4 To 1 gallon of Rum 4/4 4/4 2 lb of Sugar /8 1-4 To 1 Pound of Tobacco 1-2 1774 Aug 2 Caleb Sharp Caleb Sharp, Free
  Calob Sharp of Conway Dr To 2 Quorts Rum 2-2 To 1 gallon of Molases 2-8 [total]1-8-1 1774 Sep 23 Caleb Sharp Caleb Sharp, Free
  Calob Sharp of Conway Dr the above account [Aug 2 & Sep 23 1774] Caried to Mr Jno Hinsdells account By His order 1775 Jun 10 Caleb Sharp Caleb Sharp, Free