THE JOURNALS OF EDWARD PAYSON CHASE

1887


1887 Balance Sheet
Date Item Rec'd Paid
  Daniel Chase    
Jan 3 2 bus corn (amt. x'd out) $1.20  
  Joseph W Chase    
5 Kerosene $0.65  
  Daniel Chase    
15  2 bus corn (amt. x'd out) $1.20  
  G W Chase    
23 To bal. of 1886   $6.17
  2 bus barly $1.20 $1.85
  total   $4.32
       
  D W Chase    
Feb 8 2 bus barley $1.20  
11 3 doz eggs @ .33   $0.99
12 3½ doz eggs   $1.05
16 3½ doz eggs   $1.05
  100 lbs oats $1.50  
  Expressage    
19 3 doz eggs .30   $0.90
25 chimneys $0.25  
  salt 20 matches 33 $0.53  
  8½ doz eggs @ .25   $2.12
  2 hrs ?   $1.20
28 loaf bread $0.10  
       
totals    $4.78 $10.88
    ($4.78)  
  bal $6.10  
       
Mar 2 6-3/4 doz eggs   $1.68
  bromide $0.35  
4 2½ doz eggs   $0.62
10 9½ doz eggs   $2.37
  sugar 1.00, tea .50 $1.50  
  coffee 25, raisons 36 $0.61  
  stamps $0.60  
  kerosene $0.75  
14 6 doz eggs   $1.32
17 5 doz eggs   $1.00
  100 lbs oats 1½  $1.50  
18 2 bus barly $1.20  
19 3½ doz eggs .22   $0.77
23 4 doz eggs .22   $0.88
  1/8 bbl flour $0.85  
26 1 gal molasses $0.65  
  4½ doz eggs .22   $0.99
30 8½ doz eggs .20   $1.70
  100 lbs oats $1.50  
  nutmegs $0.35  
  ??   $6.16
totals   $17.43 $9.98
    ($9.98)  
  Due $7.45  
       
April 2 5 doz eggs .20   $1.00
2 box starch $0.50  
5 4 doz eggs .20   $0.80
  1 lb tea $0.50  
  2 bus barly $1.20  
9 4 doz eggs   $0.80
  sugar $1.00  
  flour $0.85  
13 5 doz eggs .20   $1.00
  pwd sugar   $0.50
16 5½ doz eggs   $1.10
19 5 doz eggs   $1.00
23 6½ doz eggs   $1.20
  molasses $0.36  
28 7 doz eggs .20   $1.40
totals   $15.85 $5.56
    ($5.56)  
  Bal $10.29  
  ? $9.99  
       
  J W Chase    
May 1 2 bus barly $1.20  
2 7 doz eggs .18   $1.26
7 bag c corn $1.16  
  4 doz eggs 18   $0.72
10 7 doz eggs .18   $1.36
13 3 doz eggs   $0.54
14 1 bag corn $1.20  
21 9½ doz eggs .18   $1.70
  kerosene $0.75  
  2 bus barly $1.20  
25 4½ doz eggs   $0.82
28 3½ doz eggs   $0.63
  bag of corn $1.20  
31 3½ doz eggs   $0.63
  ?   $10.29
totals   $6.71 $17.85
      ($6.71)
  Bal   $11.14
       
  ?   $10.78
       
  J W Chase    
June 4 1 bus c corn $0.58  
  4 doz egg   $0.72
8 5 doz eggs   $0.90
11 4½ doz eggs   $0.81
  2 bus corn $1.20  
  2 bus barly $1.20  
17 bag flour $0.75  
15 5 doz egg .20   $1.00
17 medicine $0.35  
18 sugar $1.00  
  3 doz eggs .20   $0.60
21 baking powder $0.25  
25 7 doz eggs .20   $1.40
  2 lbs butter $0.60  
29 4 doz eggs .23   $0.92
  1 bus corn s $0.58  
  From May   $11.14
totals   $6.51 $17.49
      ($6.51)
      $10.98
      $10.78
       
July 1 2½ doz eggs   $0.60
  2 bus barly $1.20  
2 coffee & ginger $0.60  
5 flour $1.50  
  currants   $1.25
7 5 doz eggs .24   $1.20
  bag c corn $1.16  
9 4 doz eggs   $0.96
  sugar $1.00  
  8 qts currants   $0.80
  4 qts currants   $0.48
  6 qts currants   $0.60
11 7 qts currants   $0.78
16 11 doz eggs   $2.64
  borax $0.10  
18 gooseberries   $0.50
23 7 doz eggs .24   $1.68
24 2 lbs barly $1.20  
  coffee $0.50  
  molasses $0.35  
31 5½ doz eggs   $1.65
totals   $7.61 $10.98
    $8.39 $23.34
      $18.39
       
  Jos. W Chase    
Aug 4 sugar $1.00  
  tea 25, spices 30 $0.55  
  vinegar $0.15  
  7 doz eggs .28   $1.96
  Cash   $0.60
12 apples $0.30  
13 7½ doz eggs   $2.25
  soap 33, stamps 50 $0.83  
  2 bus barly $1.20  
20 coffee 30, tea 25 $0.55  
  flour $0.82  
  4½ doz eggs   $1.35
24 3 doz eggs   $0.90
  ? pan $1.00  
27 1½ doz eggs   $0.45
       
      $14.95
totals   $9.38 $22.46
      ($3.38)
      $19.08
       
Sept 3 3½ doz eggs   $1.12
5 lamp chimneys $0.50  
  coffee $0.50  
8 2 bus barly $1.20  
10 3½ doz eggs .30   $1.05
  tea 50, sund. .18 $0.68  
12 sugar $1.00  
17 sugar 1.00, flour .75 $1.75  
  raison $0.48  
  4½ doz eggs   $1.44
24 6½ doz eggs   $2.08
28 kerosene $0.65  
  coffee $0.60  
  2 lbs butter $0.60  
totals   $7.96 $5.69
      $19.08
      $24.77
      ($7.96)
      $16.56
    $15.79 $0.25
    $2.17 $16.81
    $13.56  
       
Oct 1 4½ doz eggs   $1.35
  spices 55 flour 80 $1.35  
8 3 doz eggs .36   $1.08
9 2½ bus barly $1.50  
  Daily News $0.50  
15 3½ doz eggs   $1.22
22 3 doz eggs .35   $1.05
  P O key $0.25  
28 3 doz eggs .35   $1.05
  quinces   $0.50
  plaster $0.15  
totals   $3.75 $6.25
  add   $16.81
      $23.06
      ($3.75)
      $19.06
       
Nov 3 6½ bus oats .40 $2.60  
  4 bus apples .20 $0.80  
5 1 3/4 doz eggs   $0.63
8 2 bus barly $1.80  
12 2 doz eggs   $0.72
17 11 at alcohol $0.60  
23 lamp chimney $0.54  
  medicine $0.70  
  oatmeal $0.10  
  1 ½ doz eggs   $0.54
19 1 3/4 doz eggs   $0.63
26 molasses $0.60  
  sugar $1.00  
  1½ doz eggs .36   $0.54
  12 lbs butter .30 $3.60  
totals   $12.34 $3.06
  add   $19.31
      $22.37
      ($12.34)
  bal.   $9.88
       
Dec 3 kerosene $0.60  
  3 doz eggs .26   $1.00
7 raisons $0.50  
  potatoes $0.80  
10 flower $1.50  
  oatmeal 12, salt 05 $0.17  
14 4 doz eggs   $1.52
17 sugar $1.00  
  sifter 20, salts 60 $0.80  
  2 bus barly $1.80  
21 3½ doz eggs   $1.40
  2 bus corn $1.52  
  postage stamp    
24 cranberries $0.25  
31 6 doz eggs   $2.40
  sugar $1.00  
  pepper $0.20  
  lemmons $0.06  
  box $2.00 $10.03
totals   $10.05 $16.43
      ($10.05)
    due $6.38
      ($2.00)
      $4.48


Transcriptions, text, and pictures provided by Barbara J. Austin 2002. All spellings are as written. Any comments by transcriber are entered in brackets [ ]. Diarist is Edward Payson Chase. See genealogy before this series.
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