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SAMUEL SPARROW ~ 
18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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TRANSCRIBED DOCUMENTS 

Sparrows Invoice For Supplying Flour and Pork

Nov 19, 1785

[Shipped on the Schooner Sydney]

[f. 78]

[q] S. SPARROW, for 100 Barrels of Flour and 60 Barrels of Pork, 432. 2s. 6d.               SURCHARGED: " No more having been paid than 398 16s. 10d. for 33 s :0     "100 Barrels of Flour and 60 Barrels of Pork.

... VOUCHERS ... [q]  A. VIII. 18* ...

* Vide Invoice, viz,

"To 100 Barrels Flour ..............................33s ....................  .165  0    0
60 De. ---            Pork................................77 s 6d. ............... 232 10   0
Truckage 2d. per Barrel. 160 Barrels ...............................  ......1   6   8
        Charges:
Commission, 5 per cent .................................  19  18  10
Insurance, 2 1/2 per cent ..............................   11   4    0
1/2 per Ct: Commission on 430. Insured  ....   2   3    0......... 33   5  10

   E Excerpted, Halifax, 19 Nov. 1785,                                  .432 2  6
                                        Sam Sparrow"                                                   

[f. 79]

... THIS surcharge is an evident Mistake. The Commissioners for auditing the Public Accounts having only considered the mere Cost of the Provisions. Vide: Note Page proceeding this.

[f. 83]

Possible Sparrow Flour and Pork order?:

"Mr. Sweet was sent to Halifax in 1785 to procure Provisions for the Settlers and returned to the Island with a Cargo of Flour and Pork, and he received the Sum charged in this Article for his Expences."


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           Accounts of Money paid by Lieutenant Governor Desbarres for His Majestys Service in the Settlement of the Island of Cape Breton between the 19th November 1784 and the 13th of October 1787 agreeably to original Accounts and vouchers produced to and examined by His Majestys Council for said Island 

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          Account of Money paid by His Excellency Governor Desbarres for His Majestys Service in the Settlement of the Island of Cape Breton between the 1st of October and 31st of December 1785 inclusive as per vouchers ...

[Check mark] Samuel Sparrow for 100 Barrels of Flour 
and 60 Barrels of Pork - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [check mark]   432 .. 2 .. 6 ...

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          Account of Money paid by Lieutenant governor Desbarres for His Majesty's Service in the Settlement of the island of Cape Breton and its Dependencies between the 11th. July 1786 and the 24th December following ...

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