THE JOURNALS OF EDWARD PAYSON CHASE

1881


1881 Balance Sheet
Date Item Rec'd Paid
Jan 4 Salt fish $0.21  
  Matches $0.60  
6 fresh pork $0.70  
  GB Brown $0.80  
7 corned beef $0.60  
  kerosene $0.90  
15 corned beef $0.40  
21 corned beef $0.40  
27 Pie meat $0.60  
30 Salts $0.05  
31 corned beef $0.38  
  Paid $5.74  
7 bush clams $1.32  
  beef steak $0.36  
9 fresh pork $0.90  
  1/2 doz eggs   $0.60
19 corned beef $0.56  
       
Feb 7 2 bus corn $1.32  
  beef steak $0.35  
9 fresh pork $0.90  
  1½ doz eggs   $0.50
14 corned beef $0.56  
16 2 lbs butter $0.64  
24 kerosene $0.75  
25 saffron/5-flax seeds $0.20  
26 3 lbs butter $0.96  
28 beef steak $0.36  
totals   $6.02 $1.60
  Paid $4.42  
       
March 2 corned beef $0.44  
11 beef steak $0.45  
14 2 lbs butter $0.64  
17 fresh pork $0.60  
  salts $0.05  
22 ½ bush meal $0.35  
24 corned beef $0.70  
25 3½ doz eggs   $0.77
29 5 lbs butter $1.60  
30 corned beef $0.65  
totals   $5.46 $0.77
  Paid  $4.69  
       
April 2 1 bush meal $0.66  
5 lumber $1.14  
9 corned beef $0.70  
  1/2 day's work   $1.00
16 2 bus corn $1.32  
  corned beef $0.60  
  washing $0.75  
20 1 bus meal $0.66  
23 butter $1.00  
27 1 bag corn $1.22  
28 to 4 doz eggs   $0.80
  potatoes $0.25  
totals   $8.40 $1.80
  less $1.80 $6.60  
  to cash $0.15  
  Paid $6.45  
       
May 3 butter $0.90  
7 washing $0.75  
9 oil $0.17  
12 soap $1.40  
  laths $0.25  
13 2 bus corn $1.32  
  washing $0.25  
18 4½ doz eggs $21.00 $0.90
21 2 doz eggs   $0.40
  1 bag corn $1.36  
25 2 doz egg $0.40  
26 salt fish   $0.40
totals   $6.60 $1.70
    ($1.70)  
    $4.90  
  12 bush barley $7.20  
    $12.10  
  2½ doz eggs $0.50  
    $11.60  
  Bal. April $0.45  
  Paid $12.05  
       
June 3 2 doz eggs   $0.40
4 2 bus corn $1.36  
6 2540 lbs coal $8.89  
  Ball. from May $2.05  
9 2 doz eggs   $0.40
  1 lb butter $0.30  
12 2 doz eggs   $0.40
14 1 lb butter $0.30  
  2 bus corn $1.36  
  paper of tacks $0.08  
  lemmons $0.05  
17 repair harness $1.50  
18 repair boots $1.00  
  4 doz egg   $0.96
20 2 bush c corn $1.36  
22 lemmons $0.05  
25 1 doz eggs   $0.24
27 2 bus corn $1.36  
28 blacking $0.75  
  turpentine $0.15  
29 bag meal $1.36  
  2 doz eggs   $0.48
totals   $23.32 $2.88
  cash on act $10.00 $2.00
    $12.88 $12.88
  Due $10.44  
  cash on acct   $10.00
  bal. carried to July  $0.44  
  Settled    
       
July 1 1/2 gal molasses $0.28  
2 2 doz dggs   $0.48
  1 lb tea $0.50  
4 1 bag c corn $1.36  
5 1 bag c corn $1.32  
7 Dry goods $0.14  
  butter $0.60  
10 Bal from June $0.44  
12 kerosene $0.75  
14 bag c corn $1.32  
16 2 doz eggs   $0.50
  2 lbs butter $0.60  
  fly paper $0.03  
22 bag c corn $1.32  
  medicine $0.25  
23 bag w corn $1.35  
  mend boiler $0.10  
29 bag c corn $1.32  
  dried apples $0.50  
  totals $12.19 $0.98
  paid $11.21  
       
August 5 1/2 gal molasses $0.36  
7 To 3½ doz eggs   $0.98
8 tea $0.50  
9 bag corn $1.32  
  fly paper $0.10  
  3 doz eggs   $0.50
  2 doz eggs   $0.56
  crockery $0.36  
15 bag c corn $1.32  
17 2 doz eggs   $0.56
  8½ lbs fowls   $1.27
  bag meal $1.48  
  berries $0.25  
20 1 doz eggs $22.00 $0.28
22 bag c corn $1.56  
23 1 lb tea $0.60  
  vasoline $0.75  
24 1 doz eggs   $0.28
26 2 doz eggs   $0.56
27 1 doz eggs   $0.28
  1 bag w corn $1.60  
31 Dry good $0.25  
  3½ doz eggs   $0.98
totals   $11.81 $6.25
  less $6.25  
  bal $5.56  
  31 qts milk $1.25  
total   $6.81  
       
Sept. 1 1 bag corn $1.56  
3 2 doz eggs $8.00 $0.66
  3½ doz eggs   $0.98
  netting $0.32  
9 molasses $0.70  
  sundries $0.38  
10 1 bag c corn $1.56  
  Express $0.40  
  Cash   $1.00
  1 doz eggs   $0.30
12 ? paper $0.10  
13 1 lb tea $0.60  
16 1 doz egg   $0.30
  ether  $0.50  
17 1/2 doz eggs   $0.15
20 1 bag c corn $1.60  
  1 doz eggs   $0.30
21 1 doz eggs   $0.30
23 cream tartar $0.30  
  flax seed $0.05  
24 bag meal $1.60  
28 2 doz eggs   $0.60
totals   $9.67 $4.59
    ($4.59)  
    $5.08  
  30 qts milk $1.50  
    $6.58  
  5 bus barley $3.50  
total Paid $10.05  
       
Oct 1 bag corn $1.62  
  from Sept $0.08  
15 5 eggs   $0.12
  1 bus barley $0.70  
26 amonia $0.35  
28 cement $0.50  
29 5 eggs @ 3   $0.15
totals   $3.25 $0.27
  31 qts milk $1.55  
    $4.80  
    ($0.27)  
  Paid $4.53  
       
Nov 7 16 eggs @ 40   $53.53
8 1 bus barley $0.75  
9 molasses $0.72  
11 2 lbs butter $0.70  
12 2 bus corn $1.62  
19 1 doz eggs   $0.40
  R? $0.08  
21 bag corn $1.62  
  butter $1.40  
24 2 plasters $0.30  
26 1 doz eggs   $0.40
28 2 lbs oatmeal $0.12  
totals   $7.31 $1.33
    ($1.33)  
    $5.98  
  30 qts milk $1.20  
  Paid $7.18  
       
Dec 2 bag corn $1.69  
  2 lbs crackers $0.24  
3 2 doz eggs   $0.80
  Bal. from Nov  $0.18  
10 bag corn $1.60  
14 2 doz eggs   $0.80
19 kerosene $0.84  
20 6 lbs butter $2.10  
  steak $0.16  
22 steak $0.50  
  bag corn $1.69  
26 cream tartar $0.20  
  lemons $0.09  
30 beef $0.68  
totals   $10.07 $1.60
  30 qts milk $1.20  
  total $11.27  
    ($1.60)  
  Paid $9.67  


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