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John Ferguson Diary, 1871

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CASH ACCOUNT, AUGUST

   

Received

 

Paid

 

1st

For manufacturing 29 yds of rag carpet

   

2

90

8

{illegible} to Menagerie and Sundries

   

4

00

12

To A. Bunting for 1 ½ days work

   

2

00

14

For Hist. of Prussia

   

2

00

15

From B. Watson for 8 cows, served, by {illegible}

12

00

   

For sundries

   

4

00

17

“ do

   

3

00

23

“ New whip and sundries

   

4

00

   

12

00

21

90

       

12

00

 

Dr

   

$9

90

           

CASH ACCOUNT, SEPTEMBER

   

Received

 

Paid

 

1st

For 50 lbs timothy

   

4

00

“ 1 pr of shoes

   

1

50

“ 2 “ “ childrens fine shoes

   

4

00

“ Sundries

   

2

00

8

“ Axle arm and door hinges

   

1

15

“ Other Articles

   

3

00

6

“ Enrolling militia

16

00

   

15

“ Coynes Bill

   

11

00

“ Buggy Shaft

     

50

“ Groceries

   

1

30

16

“ 41 bush wheat

59

60

   

“ Boots and Cotton

   

9

00

18

“ 87 bush wheat

108

10

   

20

“ timothy seed

“ Groceries

   

4

2

00

00

21

“ Admission to {?}meeting

   

1

00

20

“ Pr Ewe lambs

20

00

   

26

“ threshing

   

8

50

“ Sundries

   

1

00

30

“ Ram lambs

9

00

   
   

212

70

53

95

   

53

95

   
   

$158

75

Cr

 
           

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