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SAMUEL SPARROW ~ 
18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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The Crown Dr
                                                 To Samuel Sparrow For sundry Provisions He delivered to Lieut. governor Des Barres from on Board the Schooner Sydney J. Wilson Master vizt.

75\78.} 153 Gallons Molasses  - - - - - - 2/ -         15.  6.  _
56 Bbls Corned Beef  - - - - - - - - -- - -  80/           224. _ . _
10 Bbls Pork  - - - - - - - - - - - -... -  - -  100/             50. _ . _
2697 lb Corned Beef  - - - - - - - -  - - - - 5d -             56. 3. 9
      7 . 3. 14 Bread  - - - - - - - - -- - - - - 28/ -            28.11.6
400 Bricks - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - -    5/ -               1. _. _
                                                                                    _________
                                                                            357. 10. 3
Commn. 5 per Cent  ------- - -- - - - - - - - -               17. 17. 6
                                                                               _________
                                                         Hfx Currnc 375. 7.  9
Sydney Nov. 10th 1786  Dedt. Exchge.  1/10          37. 10 . 9
        E.E. Sparrow                                   
Stlg     337.17. _

Received into His Majesty's Store at Sydney the foregoing Provisions by order of Lieutenanr Governor Des Barres for the use of the Settlers.

Will: Plant

Sydney Nov. 10th 1786

We do certify that the foregoing charge for Provisions by Mr. Samuel Sparrow was at the price Current of those Articles at Sydney.

Jno. Storey
John Smith

Sydney 24th July 1787

Received of lieutenant Governor Des Barres the before mentioned Sum of three hundred and Seventy five pounds seven Shillings and nine pence Currency, by his Bill of this Date Drawn on the Right Honble. the Lords Commissioner of His Majesty's Treasury for Three Hundred and Thirty seven pounds seventeen shillings Sterling for the Within Account

Saml. Sparrow

Exchange for 337.17. Stlg.

Sydney 24th July 1787.

My Lords                                                                                       No. 22.

At thirty Days sight of this my first of Exchanges (second and third unpaid) be pleased to pay to Samuel Sparrow2 Esquire the Sum of Three hundred and thirty seven pounds seventeen Shillings Sterling Value received of him being being for the foregoing quantity of Provisions for the use of the Settlers in this Government.

Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, Original Correspondence (CO 217), Colonial Office, Cape Breton "A", DesBarres, 1786, M.G. 11, C.B., Vol. 3, November 10, 1786 and July 24, 1787, pp. 199-201


[1786, November 10- Schooner Sydney Cargo (296. 17. 6) (Samuel Sparrow/Wilkinson/J. F. W. DesBarres) ]

10 Nov 1786 pr Schooner Sydney 296. 17. 6 Sold by Wilkinson to individuals at enormous Prices, Objected therefore to Comn - Sparrow declared that he had charged no more than prime Cost & charges, and that Comn was due. And that the residue of the Cargo had afterwards been Delivered to Desbarres.
Smuggled Spirits were ordered to go from the Isld with the vessel
Sparrow Says that the Goods were sold at Prices 20 to 40 pct lower than they would have sold and that he had done for benefitting Desbarres government ...

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


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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 ...

   The Crown Dr
                                                 To Samuel Sparrow

For sundry Provisions He delivered to Lieutenant governor Desbarres from on Board the Schooner Sydney John Wilson Master vizt.

75 and 78. 153 Gallons Molasses  - - - - - - 2/ -    15.  6 - 0
56 Barrels Corned Beef  - - - - - - - - -- - - 80/        224 - 0 - 0
10 Barrels Pork  - - - - - - - - - - - - -  - -  100/          50 - 0 - 0
2697 lb Corned Beef  - - - - - - - -  - - - - - - -  5d -   56 - 3 - 9
c.w.t
      7 . 3. 14 Bread  - - - - - - - - -- - - - - -  28/ -        11 - 0 - 0
400 Brick - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - -   5/ -         1  - 0 - 0
                                                                                    _________
                                                                            357 - 10 - 3
Commission 5 per Cent  - - -- - - - - - - - -               17 - 17 - 6
                                                                               _________
                                                                            375 ..  7 - 9

Equal to 337-17-0 Sterling for which Sum Lieutenant Governor Desbarres has drawn a Bill on the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners of His Majestys Treasury dated the 24th. July 1787 in favor of Samuel Sparrow 

                                                               1099.13.6 equal 989.14.2 
                                                                                                   Sterling ...

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