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[f. 196]

The Crown Dt.

To Samuel Sparrow for Sundries shipped on board the Schooner Betsy by order of Lieut. Governor Des Barres

                                                                                      .   s. d
To 1 Cask Tanners Hair - - - - - - - - - - - -             
   _      8. _
No. 93  1 Cask 43 m. fine long Lath Nails 4/10     10 .7. 10
      96. 1  Do. 42 m Do  - - - - - - - - - - - - -   4/10     10.  3. _
                         4 m 208 feet Boards - - - -  60/.       12. 17 _
                                                                                 __________
                                                                                 33. 15 . 10

To freight                              5. 7.6
Commission                             1.13.9              7. 1  .3
          5 Pr. Cent       
                                       Halfx Currency -     40 . 17 .1
                                       Dedt. Exchge.  1/10       4.  1.   8
                                                              
Stlg     36.  15.  5
                                                                            

Halifax, Septr 4th 1786
     E. E. Sparrow

Sydney Septre 18th 1786.

We do Certify that the foregoing Articles were received by us for the use of Compleating the Barracks at this place.

We do Certify that the foregoing Charge by Mr Samuel Sparrow for the Articles therein Expressed are reasonable and not more than the the price Current of these Articles at the time they were delivered.

John Smith
Chas. Kitson

Sydney 28th October 1786

Received from Lieutenant Governor Des Barres the before mentioned Sum of thirty Six pounds fifteen Shillings & five pence in a Bill of this Date on the Right Honorble the Lords of His Majesty's Treasury for the within Account.

Saml. Sparrow

Exchnge for 36.15.5 Sttg

Sydney 20th October 1786

My Lords                                                                          No 21

At Thirty Days sight of this my first of Exchange (second and third unpaid) please pay Damuel Sparrow Esquire on order the Sum of Thirty Six pounds fifteen Shillings & five pence Sterling being of the Amount of the Articles furnished as per the foregoing Invoice for the use compleating the Barracks at Sydney.

To

The Right Honourble.
the Lords Commissioner
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, September 18, 1786 and October 28, 1786, pp. 196-198


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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 Sundaries Shipped on Board the Schooner Betsy by Order of Lieutenant governor Desbarres vizt:

To 1 Cask Tanners Hair - - - - - - - - - - - -                     8.  0
No. 93  1 Cask 43 M. fine long Lath Nails 4/10    10 ..  7. 10
      96. 1  Do. 42 M - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -   4/10    10  -  3 -  0
                         4 M 208 feet Boards - - - - 60/        12 .. 17 - 0
                                                                                 __________
                                                                                 33 .  15 . 10

freight   - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  5. 7.6
Commission 5 PCent - - -       1.13.9
                                              _______
                                                                                   7 -- 1 -- 3
                                                                                   __________
                                                                               40--17-- 1

Equal to 36 .. 15 .. 5 Sterling for which Sum Lieutenant Governor Desbarres has drawn a Bill on the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury dated the 20th. October 1786 in favor of Samuel Sparrow

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