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SAMUEL SPARROW ~ 
18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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TRANSCRIBED DOCUMENTS 
 

The Declaration of the Account of Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres Esquire of his Receipts and Disbursements for His Majesty's Service as x - x Lieutenant and Governor of the Island of Cape Breton from the 19th of November 1784, to the 13th of October 1787, Exhibited by him upon Oath before one of the Barons of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer, which said Account has been Examined and compared with the Authorisie[s], vouchers, and various documents produced in support thereof together with a State of the said account Approved and Allowed by Warrant of the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury dated the 7th of November 1793, x appears 
          Which said Account was Declared before the Right Honourable William Pitt, Chancellor and Under Treasurer of His Majesty's Exchequer, and first Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, the Right Honourable Richard Hopkins, and the Right Honourable John Thomas Townshend, two other Lords Commissioners of the Treasury the 16th day of January 1794,
                                                    That is to say 

           the said accotant  is charged with ...

  Also the said Accountant is Surcharged with the following Sums of Money for the reasons hereafter mentioned  
   

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  ...    
  Samuel Sparrow for One Hundred Barrels of Flour, and 60 Barrrels of Pork charged by the Accountant ,,, 432. 2s 6d, but it x .. x appearing by a Lettter from the said &..x Samuel Sparrow dated the 7th of January 1793, that he actually received on this Ac-ount no more than 398. 16 8 the difference is here Surcharged  _______________  

 

 

33.5 .10

 
  ....    
  The said Accountant is allowed the following Sums of money for the Services, and by virtue of the Authorities hereafter particularly men=tioned  
   

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  Money allowed this Account for the & Services hereafter particularly mentioned from the 19th of November 1784 to the 31st of December 1785, for which Accounts of particulars, Receipts of the parties, or & other Vouchers are provided in Support of the same    
   

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  ...      
  Samuel Sparrow for Boards Shingles, Planks, and x Bricks, as by an Account of particulars and Receipts signed by J: Wilkinson for S. Sparrow ________________________________

 

 

1,117.4_

     
  ...        
  Samuel Sparrow for One Hundred Barrels of Flour, and Sixty Barrels of Pork Shipped from Halifax, as by an Account of the particulars and a Certificate of Henry Widmore Perry, that these provisions were received into His Majesty's Stores for the use of the Workmen employed in the public works, and that the charge is taken from Samuel Sparrows Invoice of the purchase of the same, and for which he received full Pay-ment by Governor Des Barres x Bills drawn on William Roberts Esquire, including the Sum of 33. 5s. 10d herein Surcharged, it appearing by a Letter from the x said Samuel Sparrow dated the 7th of January 1793, that he actually received on this Account no more than 398. 16s 8d _________________________  

 

 

 

 

 

 

432.2.6 

   
  .....      
  Samuel Sparrow, for provisions Shipped at Halifax, and for Freight, Insurance, and Com-mission thereon by Ac-counts of the particulars and his 
acquittances ______________________________
 

 

547.18.2

   
  More to him for sundries Shipped on Board the Schooner Betsey, x and for Freight and Commiss-ion thereon, as by an Account of the particulars, and his Ac-quittance ______________  

 

40.17.1

   
  More to him, for sundry Provi-sions delivered to this Account-ant from on Board the Schooner Sydney, and for Commission & thereon, as by an Account of the particulars and his Re-ceipt _____  

 

375.7.9

   
  In all the Money allowed this Account-ant for the Expences before particularly mentioned from the 19th of November 1784, to the 31st of December 1785 ...

Another said Accountant is allowed the Money by him paid for the Servi-ces hereafter particularly mentioned from the 1st of January 1786, to the 13th of october 1787 ...

Examined
Jn Wigglesworth
Inspr gene

 

Audited 
W. Mugrave
John thos Batt
John Martin Lake ...

No 26
Declaration
160 die
January
1794 ...
Certificate of Balan granted 9th December 1807 ...

[Source: London, Public Record Office, Audit Office 1, Bundle 1255, Roll 101, January 16, 1794 [December 9, 1807]]


SOME OF THE ACCOUNTS OF DESBARRES

(1)  Colonial Office, Cape Breton "A", Des Barres, 1786, MG 11, C.B.. "A", Vol. 2, pp. 171- 172 / Microfilm C-11530, Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, Original Correspondence (CO 217) / Account of Money paid by His Excellency Governor Desbarres for His Majesty's Service in the Settlement of the Island of Cape Breton between the 19th of November and the 30th of June 1785 ... http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c11530/463?r=0&s=4 

(2) Colonial Office, Cape Breton "A", Des Barres, 1786, MG 11, C.B.. "A", Vol. 2, pp. 173 - 176 / Microfilm C-11530, Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, Original Correspondence (CO 217) / Account of Money paid by His Excellency Governor Desbarres for His Majesty's Service in the Settlement of the Island of Cape Breton between the 19th of November and the 30th of June 1785 ...

http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c11530/465?r=0&s=4

(3) Colonial Office, Cape Breton "A", Des Barres, 1786, MG 11, C.B.. "A", Vol. 2, pp. 177 - 182 / Microfilm C-11530, Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, Original Correspondence (CO 217) / Account of Money paid by His Excellency Governor Desbarres for His Majesty's Service in the Settlement of the Island of Cape Breton between the 1st of October and the 31st 1785 .. http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c11530/469?r=0&s=4

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Colonial Office, Cape Breton "A", Des Barres, 1786, MG 11, C.B.. "A", Vol. 3, pp. 161- 165 / Microfilm C-11530, Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, Original Correspondence (CO 217). / 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 ... http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c11530/686?r=0&s=4  and http://www.capebretongenweb.com/Colonial/corr_6.html, Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown]


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