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Docno: ADMS-01-02-02-0005-0002-0005

Author: Dibley, William
Recipient: Adams, John
DateRange: 1775-06-28 - 1775-08-03

[Dibley & Stringer's Bill for Care of John Adams' Horses.]1

John Adams Esqre. Dr. to Wm. Dibley & Stringer
1775       £   s   d    
June   28   To hay for two Horses 3/ Oats 2/     5:      
  29   To Ditto to July 2d. 3 days hay 9/ Oats 9/     18:      
July   2   To hay 3/ Oats 1/4     4:   4    
  3   To ditto 3/ Oats 1/4     4:   4    
  4   To Shoeing     4:   6    
  4   To hay 5 days to July 9th. at 3/ a day     15:      
    To Oats 5 days to July 9th. at 1/4     6:   8    
  5   To Triming Horse     5:      
  9   To hay 1/6 to Oats 1/6     3:      
  10   To hay 10 days to 20 July at 3/   1:   10:      
    To Oats 10 days to 20 July at 1/4     13:   4    
  20   To hay 4 days to 24 July at 3/     12:      
    To Oats 4 days to 24 July at 2/     8:      
  24   To Oats 8       8    
  30   hay 3/ Oats 3/     6:      
  31   To hay 3/ Oats 3/ Aug. 1 to hay 3/ Oats 3/     12:      
Aug.   2   To hay 3/ Oats 3/     6:      
Aug.   32   To Oats     1:      
    To Mr. Wrights Bill for Pasture.     10:   4   1/2  
      £8:   5:   2   1/2  
    Shoeing     8:   6    
      8:   13:   8   1/2  
[signed] Wm. Dibley
1. M-Ar: vol. 210. Endorsed by JA: “Dibley & Stringers Acct.”
2. If this date is correct, JA did not leave Philadelphia until 3 Aug., which would make his return to Braintree, where he evidently arrived on the 9th, a fast trip indeed. See note on Mrs. Yard's Bill, preceding.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.
http://www.masshist.org/apde2/