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26 March, 1710; Benjamin Marston [merchant of Salem, Massachusetts]
Account Book entry for Doctor Richard Amass [Richard Amiss], Ferryland, Newfoundland"

Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, ms 111, Barton 9/8 (12).
MHA 16-D-3-031. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: New England, imports, material culture, food, tobacco, wine.


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1710 Debitor -- Dr. Richard Amass, Ferryland, Newfoundland

August 7 To 2 wooden plates at 16d per £ -. 2. 8
To 3 ladles, 12d.
1 large bowl 19d
-. 2. 7
August 13 To a cider pail 2s
1 large runlet 2s
[small cask]
-. 4. -
October 24 To 2 barrels malt @ 30s per 3. -. -
To 2 kegs hops @ 10s per 1. -. -.
To Thomas Corde 3. -. -.
To 9s paid Anthony Parsons -. 9. -.
To 10 barrels tobacco, containing
80 lb in a barrel at 9d per
30. -. -.
To 12 runlets of hops @ 12s per 7. 4. -.

____________

£ 45. 2. 3.

Dr. Richard Amass, Ferryland, Newfoundland Creditor

1710

June 18 By firken butter, weight 57 lb.
@ 6d per
£ 1. 8. 6.
September 10 By old Roger Parrot
40s per agreement
2. -. -.
By 25 quintals refuse fish
@ 8s 6d per
10. 12. 6.
By Roger Dickers for me 2. 3. -.
By the merchant of the
sloop for me
-. 5. 6.
By Captain Barnes for me -. 7. -.
By 1 jug wine 16. 6.
By one hundred [lbs?] of bread 1. 5. -.

_____________

£ 18. 18. -
By the balance due B. Marston 26. 04. 3

_____________

£ 45. 2. 3

Salem, New England, March 26, 1716

Errors Excepted [signed] B. Marston

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