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Peter Mountague Debtr

Novembr 8

To 1 hors Jorney to Springfield

00

03

00

77

To Making a cloath coate

00

05

06

         
         
   

00

03

00

   

00

04

00

   

00

15

06


William Brooks is Debr

Sept 1688

To 10 pound & of beef att 2s 1/2d

00

02

02

Novembr

To 58 pound of beefe att []d pr lb

00

12

01

 

To 2 pound of flax

00

02

00

 

To 1 bush 1/w

00

03

00

16 3

Augst 3d 1694 Ebenezr Brooks allowed me

     

14 5

four shillings: on acct of a price of

00

19

03

1 10

Land I sould his fathr as on page 68:

00

04

00

   

01

03

03

Word in Season whey Lay Mewing
on my Bed Laid

Jonathan Franklin Dbtr

78

To Makeing a sute Linde : if he pay wheat

00

12

00


Simon Beaman is Debtr

May: 84

To plowing an acre of Land att derefild

 

in ye great meddow

 

To Breaking up an acre of Land in old fort

Barnaby Hinsdell Dr

May 1690

To 1 Acre plowing in old fort

00

05

00

 

To carting a lode of posts

00

02

06

June

To 1 Day Carting bushes

00

05

00

 

To a hour Jorney to Hartford

00

06

00

 

payd to Doctr Hastings for him

00

03

00

Jno Evans is Debtr

July: 1691

 

£

s

d

 

To 3 Cattle a day to Cart Hay

00

03

00

 

To Cutting out a Cote for himself

00

 

06

 

To Weighting 2 attachmts

00

01

00

July: 94

To weighting a load of lede

00

02

06

Decr 94

To a sled lode of wood

00

02

06

Janr

To stoding 2 Lode of wood

00

03

04

July 19

to a float load of wood

00

02

06

1695 18

To pounding 4 hogg

     
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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Like many people in New England, Joseph Barnard (1641-1695) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, kept an account book. In its pages Barnard recorded the goods, labor, and services he exchanged with his trading partners. Joseph served as Deerfield's first town clerk and was considered a "prudent man." Barnard's account entries ended abruptly in 1695. He died after being wounded in an Indian ambush. Barnard and four other armed men were attacked on August 21 as they rode with sacks of grain to grind at a mill about three miles away. In his written report of the incident to the Governor, John Pynchon of Massachusetts called Barnard's death "a Humbling providence, he being a very useful & helpful man in ye place so much under discouragement, & will ye more find & feel ye want of him."

 

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Account book of Joseph Barnard

author   Joseph Barnard (1641-1695)
date   Apr 30, 1690
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
width   5.5"
height   14.25"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Personal Documents/Account book
accession #   #L00.083


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See Also...

"History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts"

Deerfield Town Meeting

"A Biographical Memoir of the Rev. John Williams"


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