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C- 11530

http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c11530/719?r=0&s=1
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(p. 193]

The Crown Dt:

To Samuel Sparrow for the following Provisions Shipped to Halifax on board the Schooner Swallow by order of Lieutenant Governor Des Barres Vitzt

3 Puncheons 348 Gallons Rum ...  3/6 ...   60.8.  _
32 Barrels Port ........................... 90/_ ... 144._ . _
33 Barrels Rye Meal ................. 25/_ ..    41.5.   _
177 Blls Indian Meal ................. 21/_ ..   195.17. _
4 Firkins 260 lbs. Butter ............    /10d ..   11. 1.8.
60 Bushels Potatoes ................... 4/ _ ..      12._._.

                                                                     465.1.8

Charges Vitzt.
To Freight     42.1.6
Insurance        17.10.0
My Commn.    23.5.0                           82.16.6   

                     Halfx Cu.                                          547.18.2
                     Dedt. Exchge.          1/10                    54.15.9

                                                                   Stlg.    493.2.5

Halifax July 15th 1786
               E. E. Saml. Sparrow

I do certify that the foregoing Provisions [&c?] was received into His Majesty's Store at Sydney by order of Lieutenant Governor Des Barres for use of the Settlers.

Will: Plant

Sydney July 24th 1786.

We do certify that the within mentioned Provisions charged by Mr. Sl. Sparrow was at the price current of those Articles at Sydney.

Jno. Storey
John Smith

[p. 194]

Sydney October 19th 1786.

Received from Lieutenant Governor Des Barres the before mentioned Sum of Four Hundred and Ninety three Pounds two Shillings and five pence in a Bill of this date drawn on the Right Honble the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury for the within Account.

Saml. Sparrow

[p. 195]

Exchange for 493.2.5d Stlg.

Sydney October 19th 1786

My Lords _ No. 20.

At Thirty Days Sight of this my first of Exchanges / Second and third unpaid/ be pleased to pay Samuel Sparrow Esquire on order the Sum of Four hundred and Ninety three Pounds two Shillings and five pence Sterling value received of him for the foregoing Quantity of Provisions for the use of the Settlers in this Government.

To the Right Honble
the Lords Commissioners
of His Majesty's Treasury
                   London

Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, Original Correspondence (CO 217), Colonial Office, Cape Breton "A", DesBarres, 1786, M.G. 11, C.B., Vol. 3, July 15, 1786 and October 19, 1786, pp. 193-195


[1786, July 17 [1786, July 15] Sparrow Swallow Cargo ( 692.10.4) Objected To by DesBarres (Samuel Sparrow/J.F.W. DesBarres)]

D. objected to the Cargo (pr Swallow) 692.10.4 shipd 17 July 1786 - bad Good & enormous Prices
Sparrow Said he had general Orders of Agency ...

DesBarres Papers, Series 5, M23, F 1-5, Volume 6, Accounts, 1767-1794, March 29, 1790, p. 1185


 [Page 1]
           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 

[Page 5]
          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 ...

The Crown Dr
                                                 To Samuel Sparrow

For the following Provisions Shipped at Halifax on Board the Schooner Swallow by Order of Lieutenant governor Desbarres vizt.

  3 puncheons - 348 gallons Rum     3/6  ----         60:   18 -  0
 32 Barrels pork  - - - - - - - - - - - -   90/1 -----      144..     0 .. 0
 33 Barrels Rye Meal - - - - - - - - -   25/ ------         41:     5 -  0
177 Barrels Indian Meal - - - - - -    21/ -----        195 .. 17 ..  0
    4 firkins 260 lb Butter - - - - - -      4/ -----          12 -    0  -  0
                                                                        
     ------------------
                                                                           465  -   1 -   8

                    charges vizt

freight - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 42 - 1-6
Insurance - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -   17-10-0
Commission  - - - - - - - - - - - --    23- 5 -0              82.. 16 -  6
                                                                          ------------------
                                                                           547.. 18 .. 2

Equals to 493.. 2 - 5 Sterling for which Sum Lt governor Desbarres has drawn [Page 16] a Bill on the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury dated the 19th Day of October 1786 in favor of Samuel Sparrow ...

 

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