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Docno: ADMS-06-05-02-0234-0002

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Massachusetts General Court
DateRange: 1777-01-09 - 1778-01-15

Enclosure: Account of Adams's Expenses: State of Massachusetts Bay to John Adams

State of Massachusetts Bay to John Adams
      Dr.    
    £   s   d  
1777   To Cash Spent from my leaving Home the 9. Jany. 1777 to my Return 27. Novr 1777 exclusive of every Article of Cloathing and exclusive of a Bll flour sent to my family from Baltimore.   312:   14:   0  
  To Cash paid my servant for Wages and Expences, by Mrs. Adams   7:   16:   8  
  To Cash due to Mr. Sprout for Board one Week at £4 Pen. currency   3:   4:   0  
  To Cash due to Mr. Smith for his Account   1:   12:   0  
  To Cash due to Mr. Fox for shoeing my Horse   1:   4:   0  
  These accounts were left unpaid, by our sudden Departure from Philadelphia, but I have given orders for the Payment of them.        
  To the Hire of two Horses, for the Year   80——      
  To my own Time 322 days a 24/   386:   8——    
    792:   18:   8  
      Cr.    
1777   Jany. By a Grant, of Money, by the Honourable the General Court, received by me of the Treasurer   150:   0:   0  
  By Cash received of Mr. Gibson Auditor General of the Continental Treasury, in Part of a Note of Hand to the Honourable Mr. Hancock.   300:   0:   0  
  450:   0:   0  
  Ballance due   342:   18:   81  
    792:   18:   8  
The content of all or some notes that appeared on page 388 in the printed volume has been moved to the end of the preceding document
RC (NN:Emmet Coll.); docketed: “Jno. Adams Esqr. Petition & Accots.”
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1. This amount was accepted by the General Court and payment to JA ordered (Mass., Province Laws, 20:261).
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/