THE JOURNALS OF EDWARD PAYSON CHASE

1874


1874 Balance Sheet
Date Item Rec'd Paid
Jan. 1 Cash on hand $240.14  
  Rec. of J Anthony $0.35  
  Rec Dep. in Citizens Savings Bk $637.57  
  Red flanal   $3.19
  Pack of cards   $0.75
  Pipe & Pills   $0.30
  Rec Intrst on bonds $38.14  
  Deposit in Bank   $700.00
  repairing lamp   $0.10
  1 gross matches   $0.65
  Lamp chimney   $0.10
  Tobacco   $0.75
    $0.40  
  Lamp   $2.75
      $0.25
  Book   $3.50
  Flower Pot   $0.18
  By eror   $0.02
  By cash on hand   $203.41
totals   $916.60 $916.60
       
Feb. 1 Cash on hand $203.41  
  Turning coat   $4.00
  Sallie's shoes   $3.00
      $2.00
  cigars   $0.10
  Oak plank   $1.98
  box collars   $0.25
  sand paper & screws   $0.25
  tobacco   $0.25
  new rum   $0.50
  putty   $0.16
  Rec of J Anthony $0.25  
  Molding   $1.60
  Flower pot   $0.18
  29½ lbs paint   $3.83
  pain killer   $1.00
  oranges   $0.15
  tobacco   $0.20
  Rec of Father $2.00  
      $0.15
  Cash on hand   $186.06
totals   $205.66 $205.66
       
Mar.1 Cash on hand $186.06  
  tobacco   $0.20
  Alcohol   $0.40
  Nuts   $0.24
7 Bottle ink   $0.10
  Shellac   $0.35
  tobacco   $0.50
  tea   $0.70
  nuts   $0.28
  Hard bread   $0.10
  kerosene   $0.25
  screws   $0.16
13 Paid Finch Engs & Co   $50.00
  tobacco   $0.37
  Dipper   $0.35
28 550 lbs coal   $1.93
  Flower pot   $0.37
31 Paid Finch & Engs   $100.00
  Cash on hand   $27.75
totals   $186.06 $186.06
       
Apr. 1 Cash on hand $27.74  
  Rec. for bonds $177.00  
  hat   $2.75
  box collars   $0.25
  hard bread   $0.50
  Apples   $0.37
  Tobacco   $0.75
  Paid Finch & Engs   $100.00
  Repairing boots   $1.50
  Providence Journal   $3.50
24 Paid Sam Gould   $57.00
  Cash on hand   $38.12
totals   $204.74 $204.74
       
May 1 Cash on hand $38.12  
  Apples   $0.40
  Tobacco   $0.75
  Washing   $0.50
  Pipes   $0.02
2 Rec of Govt. bonds $1,292.00  
4 kerosene   $0.25
  Nitre   $0.16
13 Paid Faulkner & Fish   $100.00
  washing   $0.80
18 Paid Jos. Coggeshall   $200.00
  2 lbs. dates   $0.30
  tobacco   $0.10
  1 gal oil   $1.15
  ??ar   $0.10
  Washing   $0.50
  overalls   $1.00
  tobacco   $0.10
       
June   $0.02  
      $0.05
June 5 Paid William   $100.00
  2 lbs raisons   $0.40
  2 lb currants   $0.20
  1½ lbs citron   $0.80
  sugar   $1.00
6 Paid J. Spelman   $29.25
  tobacco   $0.18
  Flax seed   $0.10
  Lead pipe   $3.75
  Washing   $1.00
13 Paid Allen & Costelo   $82.75
  Paid C Hammet   $10.00
  tobacco   $0.20
  washing   $0.38
  Pd Clarke T Barker,load of sand   $1.00
  Pd Jos Coggeshall   $100.00
22 Pd Finch Engs 7 Co on acct.   $200.00
  tobacco   $0.25
  strawberries   $0.30
  washing   $0.80
30 Paid Wm Irish for masonry   $105.50
  box collars   $0.25
  boots   $2.50
       
July tobacco   $0.25
  washing   $0.56
  illegible   $1.00
  tobacco   $0.25
16 Paid Green   $20.00
  pants, vest, hat, & suspenders   $9.50
  alum   $0.05
  laths & nails $5.25  
  tobacco etc   $0.41
  tobacco   $0.25
  Apples   $0.06
  stone   $0.50
       
Aug 4 Pd Mrs Champlin   $0.90
  Gave Sallie   $5.00
  tobacco   $0.25
12 Paint brushes   $0.54
  ??? brushes   $2.05
  box caps   $0.25
  Washing   $1.00
  drain pipe   $1.60
  Casters   $0.75
  Washing   $0.50
  Glass for door   $12.83
  Cork   $0.34
  Burnt Siena   $0.30
  Peaches   $0.26
  Apples   $0.66
  Tobacco   $0.15
       
Sept Sallie   $5.00
  Japan varnish   $1.60
  Kerosene   $0.25
  Tobacco   $0.25
      $0.10
  Sallie's boots   $3.00
  Trip to Boston   $4.42
  sink   $3.50
  chimney   $0.15
  Seidlitz   $0.50
  Tobacco   $0.25
19 Postal order   $0.15
  Gal spirits   $0.65
  Wire 5   $0.25
  repairing shoes   $0.30
  Finch's bill   $19.00
  Bridgit   $0.50
  Whiskey   $1.25
       
Oct 3 Pd C H Hammet's bill   $9.09
  Damper   $0.33
  Apples   $0.25
10 Pd P M Peckham   $20.00
19 14 ?? posts   $8.40
  tobacco   $0.50
  tobacco   $0.25
  tin dish   $0.62
31 EW Lawton's bill   $25.83
  T. Wilbours   $3.24
  bottle sweet oil   $0.55
  6 oz nitre   $0.60
  oil dropper   $0.37
  putty   $0.10
  box collars   $0.25
  washing bill   $2.50
       
Nov. tobacco   $0.25
  Salts & flaxseed   $0.10
  Japan   $0.60
  Washing   $0.52
  Gate Hinges   $2.50
  Flax seed   $0.05
  boots   $5.50
  rum   $0.10
  Paid Green's bill   $7.15
  yarn & worsted   $0.76
  tub   $0.50
  tobacco    $0.50
  wick   $0.05
       
Dec tobacco etc.   $1.00
  washing   $1.00
  Sallie   $0.85
  washing   $0.20
  Mrs. Champlin   $1.00
  fixing bolt   $0.05
  washing   $0.40
  Oranges & such   $0.35
  Gliserine   $0.30
  tobacco   $0.25
22 Pd Finch Engs & Co.   $310.00
  candy   $0.89
  Swifts   $0.69
  rum & crackers   $0.60
  meat   $1.26
  ??asia wood   $0.05
  washing   $1.00


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