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William Beattie Diary, 1866-1867

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DATE.

CASH ACCOUNT—APRIL.

RECEIVED.

PAID.

3

Pd Robert Cattnach 75 cents for Thrashing

 

.75

6

paid William Murrie $100 for quiting

Elmslie farm & $11.50 for a pig

 

100.00

11.50

7

Timothy & clover seed & 2 lb Tea $1.75 Pd on seed 8.50

 

8.30

7

Sold 57 Bushels oats at 30 cents

17.10

 
 

Bought 2 cultivater teeth 90 cents puting on 37 ½

 

1.27 ½

 

Pd Building society 2$12

 

2.12

 

Harrow sharped & whipltrees 3-43

 

3.43

9

Paid John Elles $104-

 

104.00

9

Paid Intrest on Farm $48

 

48.00

 

Received from Henry C Hays Intrest for Elmslee

26.25

 
 

Sold George Elgie one Turky 75 cents

.75

 

11

Pd W. Elmslie postage up 1 Jan 1866

 

.40

11

Sent post office oder to Kingston for $48

   

16

Paid John Heffron for sow $1

 

1.00

       

10 April

 1867 paid Alexer Cordner $25

 

25.00

10

Paid George Maitland for Thrashing

 

30.00

11

Paid on mortgage & intrest $264

 

264.00

11

Paid James Lochran for Buggie 45$

 

45

4

Paid David Day ballenc of mare $120

 

120.00

16

Received from Alexer Elmslie $21 Intrest on Mr.

21

 

16

Paid 13$ for Grafs & clover $2 Gros. & Hat 2$ plough lines 60 cents

 

18

17

Paid Wm Elgie $4 For Bull & Blacksmith 2.60

 

6.60

25

Paid Alexander McInnes $10 on cattel

 

10

       
       

DATE.

CASH ACCOUNT—MAY.

RECEIVED.

PAID.

2

Paid Elizaeth Beattie Eight Dollers

 

8.00

 

Sold in Guelph 13 ¼ lb Butter at 20 cents per lb

2.65

 
 

2 lb Tea & other grosries

 

2.65

8

One half gallon coal oil 20 cents

 

.20

10

Hors shoing & plough irons laid

 

3.85

21

Box matches 2 lb sugar 1 Gallon Whisky

 

1.25

31

Sold 46 Bushels oats at 31 cents

14.26

 
 

Bought 1 lb Tea 12 lb Turnip 8 Bus. Potatoes 1 lb Toba. H powder

 

5.58

 

Paid Building Society

 

4.36

       

28 May

1867 Sold in Guelph 44 Bushels Wheat at 182 cents

80.23

 
 

Paid Ann Jean Bell 5 lb $12 ½ of Wages in Guelph

 

12.50

24

Paid Alexer Cordner $2 & George 1$

 

2.00

23

Paid Innes for Merkry one year $1.50

 

1.50

       

7 May 1868

Sold one Steer weighs 1530 lbs at $6 per hunder

   
 

One cow Do Do 1460 at 5 and 87 ½

   
 

Three steers Do Do 3340. at 5

   
 

Paid Wm Mitchell $16 for making cloths

 

16

 

Do for coat & vest 6 & other thing $10

 

16

 

Paid Jannet Price $15

 

15

 

Bought a mare 35 ½

 

33.50

13

Paid David Anderson $152 & 60 cents

 

132.60

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