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William Beattie Diary, 1866-1867

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DATE.

CASH ACCOUNT—FEBRUARY.

RECEIVED.

PAID.

1

Foot & Co Dundas last Instalment on Grain Drcel

 

$ 40.00

3

Sold in Guelph 52 ½ oats at 30 cents

15.75

 

5

3 Gallons Whiskey 1 Box matches

 

2.00

6

Red Braid 70 cents Buckles 12 ½ cents cape 75 cents

 

1.57 ½

6

Pork & hed 1262 lb 7-70-

$ 100.17

 

8

1 ib Tea One doller Expenses 1$

 

2.00

10

Pd George Elgie 8$ & Black Smith 50 cents

 

8.50

12

Two Gallons Whiskey 1$ 20 cents

 

1.20

16

One year subscription to the Mercury $1.25

 

1.25

21

David Anderson 4$ 25 for Harvesting

 

4.25

22

One ½ lb Tea, 1 lb saltpeter 80 cents

 

.80

28

Do. ½ lb Tea

 

.50

28

Bought-70 Bushels wheat at 90 cents

 

63.00

sh

     

Wedn. 6

February 1867 Paid David Day on mare

 

20.00

Th 7

Paid John Beattie $4.40 cents Insurance money

 

4.40

Mo 11

Paid for Whiskey $1

Paid John Ogg for harvest work $30.00

 

1.00

30.00

 

B lb cents

   

1868

February 18 Sold in Guelph 48.15 W at 160

77.20

 
       
       

DATE.

CASH ACCOUNT—MARCH.

RECEIVED.

PAID.

3

Paid six dollars on pig

$ cents

$ 6.00 cents

7

Pd Abraham Flewelling 50 cents for bul

 

.50

7

Bought 2lb Tea 9 lb Sugar can mustard 3 quarts Whiskey 17 yds red braid 31 lb (12 ½ ) lard 16 Tallo (10 cents) Sold

5.47 ½

3.93

6

47 bushels Wheat at 1 Doller

47

 

7

25 ½ Do Do Do

25.50

 

7

Pd James Webster Jr. to mortgage peper $7-75

 

7.75

7

Pd two months shares of the Building Societie

 

4.34

7

One Gallon cod oil 75 cents

 

.75

9

Sold 45 Bushels Wheat at 1$ 1 cent per Bus.

45.45

 

13

Paid for 3 Fat cattle weight of 2 steers & 1 Heffer 42-10

178.90

 

13

Sold 46.40 lb (13) Wheat at 1$ 1 cent

46.67

 

do

One Hay ?nif $1.25. 1 Bar soap 20 cents. Flask powder 1 Bal twin 1 Bal cap

 

2.5

do

One King stove 21$ making clothes $13.50

 

34.50

16

Paid Arthur Cordner $40 with Intrest 1.50

 

41.50

17

Sold 61 Bushels oats in Guelph at 30 cents per B.

18.30

 

22

Bought 5 Bushels Barley at 50 cents & 10 Bush at 70 cents

 

9.50

22

Sold Fat cow for 36 dollers

36

 

23

Pd. John upper six dollars for a cutter & Buffalo Probe

 

6.00

26

Mending cleves & Whip. 15 cents Bou. 1 Gallon Wh. 3 lb Sugar

 

1.20

31

Paid Williams for repairing pump 75 cents 50 Sugar Pd

 

1.35

       

1stMarch

1867 Paid Ann Jean Bell $7

 

7.00

17

Paid in cash Ann Jean Bell $5

 

5.00

29

Paid Jessie McBain $55

 

55.00

 

Ann Jean Bell 75 cents

 

.50

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