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Transcribed From the Original Store Ledgers by John E. Jacob

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**EXTRA** An inventory was filed in Worcester Co. of the debts due to the estate of Robert HANDY. This list is part of an inventory taken on October 3, 1765, and entered for probate on June 19, 1766. It can be found in Liber 90, Folios 99-110. *The names listed in this inventory will be posted at the LAST given name at the end of each surname account. Plus, at the end of each surname letter, before starting another set of new surnames, (different letters), I have added names found in Handy's but NOT found in the John Nelms accounts. - LDF


DAILEY, John (1774 - 4 Jan 1777)
Balance from Ledger H 0/6/9. Charged beginning 7 Mar 1775 fine white linen, 
brown linen, with interest a total of 0/19/0. Paid in full in cash on 4 Jan 
1777.

DAILEY, William (14 Mar 1767 - 30 Jul 1787)
Nelms paid 0/0/8 to DAILEY for fish for John FLINT on 14 Mar 1767. In 1787 a 
balance of 15/0/0 was carried forward from Ledger H and on 30 Jul 1787 it 
was noted that the account had been paid "by cash some time ago". On 15 Apr 
1775 DAILEY got a credit of 2/8/6 on the account of John LEONARD. On 20 Jan 
1787 Nancy WILLIN got shoes from DAILEY charge to her account with NELMS.

DASHIELL, Arthur (7 Apr 1775 - 25 Jan 1777)
Purchased beginnin g 7 Apr 1775 two clasp knives, two pair shoe buckles, one 
felt hat, one comb, cambric for a total of 0/11/10. Paid in full in cash on 
25 Jan 1777. Made delivery to Josiah on 11 Mar 1767.

DASHIELL, Charles (30 Jan 1768)
Paid at court for the account of John SHOCKLEY 0/5/0.

DASHIELL, George, (Wicomico Creek) later Colonel. (16 Oct 1766 - 17 Dec 
1787) Charged beginning 16 Oct 1766 ten knitting needles, one pair shoe 
buckles, credit to Rachel AUSTIN from Ledger C for a total of 1/2/10. Paid 
in cash on 20 Jan 1770. Charged beginning 21 Jul 1781 ten knitting needles, 
one yd ribbon, one yd black ribbon, 401/4 yds ribbon delivered by your 
cousin, Patience, one quire paper for a total of 1/6/18-1/2. Paid by note 
given 17 Dec 1787.

DASHIELL, George Rewastico (1774 - 30 Dec 1787)
Purchased beginning on 7 Feb 1776 one curry comb, two almanacs, two linen 
handkerchiefs, two lbs coffee, one lb ginger, oznaburg, Balance from Ledger 
H for a total of 0/16/1. Paid by note dated 30 Dec 1787.

DASHIELL, Isaac (18 Dec 1764 - 30 Jun 1787)
Balance from Ledger C 1/5/8-1/2. No payment by 1768. From Ledger H balance 
of 0/9/8. Purchased sundries for 0/17/6 cash on 30 Dec 1784 0/10/0. Gave 
note for 0/11/2 on 30 Jun 1785.

DASHIELL, Jeremiah (27 Sep 1765 - 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 0/19/8. No payment through 1768.

DASHIELL, John son of Jesse (5 Apr 1781 - 27 Mar 1787)
Got on 5 Apr 1781 a bu of corn, a horse collar, and a large cooper's axe for 
an overcharge of 0/1/2 credited and a note for balance of 0/16/10 given on 
27 Mar 1787.


DASHIELL, Joseph, Captain (3 Mar 1767 - 9 Jul 1768)
Charges beginning in 3 Mar 1767 three millsaw files, one bunch cordage, one 
large hank sewing silk, three bunches cordage, one punt for your boats, one 
gal oil, five lbs gunk by Mr. PORTER for your boats, balance from Ledger C 
of 0/4/10-1/2 , gal molasses, barrel of tar by Thomas PRICE, molasses, one 
handkerchief for a total of 3/3/9-/12 Charged also on account 2,000 cypress 
shingles 1/10/0. Balance carried to Ledger E 4/13/9 -1/2. On 25 Jun 1768 he 
paid 1/0/0 on the account of George PARKER, Sr.

DASHIELL, Josiah (4 Feb 1767 - 1768)
Charged starting on 4 Feb 1767, one doz square needles, 1-1/2 round needles, 
 pt rum, one double hank sewing silk, buckram by Aaron, cash lent, one lb 
alum, callimanco, one doz pipes, one pen knife, one book Russell's Seven 
Sermons, balance of 0/5/2 from Ledger C, with interest a total of 1/11/0. 
Credit by John TRADER of 0/15/0 in 1768 and 0/16/0 carried to Ledger E.

DASHIELL, Mitchell Balance of 0/2/4 from Ledger C Paid. No date

DASHIELL, Patience, cousin of George (21 Jul 1781) Made delivery to him on 
21 Jul 1781.

DASHIELL, Peter, son of Captain Robert (28 Feb 1786)
Got three millsaw files for father, Captain Robert.

DASHIELL, Captain Robert (1768 - 28 Feb 1786)
In 1768 paid 2/18/8 on the account of James PHILLIPS, ship carpenter. 
Balance from Ledger H 17/6/6. Assumption of debt of George BAYLEY 5/0/0, 
2,000 ft of plank in 1784 10/10/0, three mill saws by son, Peter, 0/10/0 on 
28 Feb 1786. No payment.
*Robert HANDY-Desperate Debts Due on: Mitchell, George, Easther, Mary, 
Joseph, Charles, George, George (W.C), James, Josiah, Jerimiah, & Henry 
DASHIELL


DAVIS, Captain Arthur (21 May 1766 - 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 1/18/4-1/2. No payment

DAVIS, Caleb, Indiantown (28 Jan 1767 - 27 Mar 1769)
Began charges on 28 Jan 1767 with four yds narrow broadcloth, pair men's 
stockings, shalloon, sheeting linen, one hank sewing silk, three doz coat 
buttons, two sticks hair, buck ram, with interest 4/10/6. paid on 13 Feb 
1767 two bu corn and on 27 Mar 1769 in cash 2/5/0 having a balance of 2/1/6 
unpaid.

DAVIS, Elijah, George Davis security, (1774 - 2 Aug 1787)
Balance from Leger H 1/16/1. Interest 1/7/1. got note on 2 Aug 1787 for 
3/3/2.

DAVIS, George, planter (24 Jan 1767 - 6 Jul 1787)
Charged beginning on 24 Jan 67 stamped cotton, pen knife, 1/2 gal rum, pair 
trace ropes, one bridle, cash borrowed, molasses, with interest a total of 
1/17/4. All carried to Ledger E 6 Jul 1787. An allowance to you in discharge 
of a note 7/17/10. By balance to Ledger H 7/17/10.

DAVIS, Henry, Indiantown (4 Feb 1767 - 23 Jan 1768)
Got on 4 Feb 1767 Shaloon, one hank of sewing silk, sheeting linen, one ink 
glass, three doz coat buttons for 1/6/4-1/2. Paid in cash 23 Jan 1768.

DAVIS, James Jr. (1766- 20 May 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 0/16/11. Charged beginning 16 Apr 1767 one hank sewing 
silk, crdit to brother John DAVIS 1/16/6, two oz indigo, one clasp knife, 
linen, shoe buckles, linen, and interest for a total of 3/19/1. Credit of 
2/10 on 12 Mar 1768 for building a log house. 1/9/1 carried to Ledger E. On 
20 Feb 1768 delivered corn for John Flint. On 23 Nov 1767 got a credit of 
0/4/0 on account of Joshua DORMAN. On 20 May 1768 delivered corn for John 
NOBEL.


DAVIS, James Sr. (1766 - 14 Apr 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 11/13/10. Charged on 20 Apr 1767 one-half gal rum for 
a total of 11/16/10. Paid on 23 Jan 1768 five lb beeswax for 0/6/3 and cash 
in the amount of 1/10/7 and gave bond for 10/0/0. Delivered corn for John 
NOBEL on 14 Apr 1768.

DAVIS, John, son of George (15 Oct 1785)
Charged beginning 15 Oct 1785 one testament, Holland, Lawn, three skeins 
thread, 1/2 lb powder, two lb shot, cash in gold and silver 3/5/0, coat 
cloth, two sticks...

DAVIS, John son of James, Sr. (16 May 1767)
Got credit on his brother, James, Jr. of 1/16/6 on 16 May 1767.

DAVIS, John son of Solomon, (22 Apr 1786 - 19 Nov 1787)
Charged sundries for 1/7/4 onn 22 Apr 1786. Gave note for full amount on 19 
Nov 1787.

DAVIS, John Jr. (22 Jan 1767 - 11 Feb 1767)
Got credit of 0/8/6 on account of George PERDUE on 22 Jan 1767. Got credit 
of 0/10/0 on account of Isaac SHOCKLEY on 23 Jan 1767. Got credit on account 
of John PERDUE Sr. on 11 Feb 1767 in amount of 0/18/0.

DAVIS, John Sr. (1766 - 11 May 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 0/1/6. Purchased beginning on 15 Jan 1767 small tin 
pan, one pair shoe buckles, silk ferriting, three qts. rum, for a total of 
0/9/9. On 11 May 1768 paid 0/0/6. In cash and balance by credit on Thomas 
CARBERRY.

DAVIS, Joshua
Balance from Ledger C 0/1/0. No date.

DAVIS, Levi (25 Jan 1766)
Charged one stick hair, piece of cloth for a total of 0/5/0. No payment by 
1768.

DAVIS, Miss Mary (11 Jul 1767 - 15 Oct 1768)
Charged on 11 Jul 1767 one skein of thread and one yd fine linen for 0/4/11. 
Paid with one bu corn on 30 Jan 1768 and cash of 0/0/7. Balance paid incash 
on 15 Oct 1768.

DAVIS, Richard Whitehaven Town (1765 - 19 Aug 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 0/10/9. interest 0/1/6. Note for 0/12/3 given on 19 
Aug 1768.

DAVIS, Samuel (24 Jan 1767 - 1787)
Charged beginning on 24 Jan 1767 worsted cap, one almanac, one bridle, 
molasses, six worsted caps, credit to Askins DENNIS of 0/13/6, qt rum by 
negro, Job, by order of your mother of a total of 1/18/7. Paid in part by 
corn with balance of 1/6/7 paid in cash on 24 Jul 1769. Paid 0/18/3 on 4 Jul 
1770 on account of John TOADVINE. Made delivery to Moses CRISKELL 
(DRISKELL?), Sr. on 13 Apr 1775. In 1787 balance from Ledger H. No payment.

DAVIS, Spencer (1774 - 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 0/3/7. No Payment

DAVIS, Thomas Sr., Indiantown (28 Jan 1767 - 10 Feb 1770)
Charged beginning on 28 Jan 1767 broadcloth, two sticks hair, two doz coat 
buttons, shalloon total with interest 3/12/1. Paid on account in cash 2/0/0 
leaving a balance of 1/12/1.

DAVIS, William (16 Jan 1767 - 20 Aug 1768)
Purchased beginning on 16 Jan 1767 three yds. white linen, six yds shalloon, 
thread, buckram, four sticks twist, two hanks sewing silk, two sticks hair, 
three yds scarlet flannel, three doz vest buttons, white linen, a quantity 
of thread, two sticks hair, 2-1/2 yds shalloon,
one worsted cap for a total of 3/12/3. On 25 Jun 1768 paid with 9-14 bu corn 
0/18/6 and his widow paid in cash 1/2/6. On 20 Aug 1768 additional cash of 
1/11/3 was paid, paying in full.


DAVIS, William son of Arthur (10 Apr 1765 - 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 0/4/0. No payment by 1768.

DAVIS, William Indiantown (No dates)
Charged two oz indigo 0/3/0. Unpaid.

DAVIS, William (son of William) (9 Jul 1785 - 19 Oct 1787)
Got sundries as per day book on 9 Jul 1785 - for 2/9/10. With interest 
2/12/9. Paid with 6-1/2 lb bacon on 10 Aug 1785 for 0/6/6. Gave note of 
balance of 2/5/10 on 19 Oct 1787.

DAVIS, William Sr. Indiantown (No date)
Balance due 0/2/0. Paid.

DAVIS, Susannah (Miss) (28 Mar 1767 - 1768)
One cloth coat 1/2/6 charged 28 Mar 1763. No payment by 1768.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: John, Samuel, Susannah, Levin, James, 
Joshua, Daniel, & James DAVIS Jr.

DAWSON, Richard (8 Mar 1763)
Balance from Ledger C 0/17/6. No payment by 1768.

DEAN, Abraham
Balance due 0/10/6. No date.

DEAN, Elisha (4 Mar 1767 - 8 Jun 1767)
Charged beginning on 4 Mar 1767, rum, cordial, a small tin pan and brandy 
for a total of 0/3/3. No payment by 1768. got credit of 0/1/0 on account of 
James THOMSON on 8 Jun 1767.

DEAN, Rebecca (26 Mar 1767)
Got credit on the account of Elisha PARKER on 26 Mar 1767 for 1/10/0.

DEAN, Levin (6 Jan 1768)
Made a delivery to James ANDERSON 6 Jan 1768.

DEAN, Jonathan (11 Mar 1767)
Bought one oz snuff and one snuff box for 0/1/9. No payment.

DENNIS, Adkins (25 June 1763 - 21 Nov 1771)
Balance from Ledger C 2/3/4-1/2 with interest 3/4/4-12. Cash paid by Henry 
Gale on 21 Nov 1771. On 1768 paid 1/13/7-1/2 on the account of Charles 
MOORE. On 2 Jan received a credit of 0/13/6 on the account of Samuel Davis

DENNIS, Dozey (Affradoza) (13 Jul 1767)
Charged a felt hat, one doz gun flints and one clasp knife. No payment by 
1768.

DENNIS, Johnson (1766 - 11 Apr 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 0/5/3. Charged beginning on 8 Jan 1767 an almanac, 
4-1/2 yds durant, one lb ginger, two qts rum, one doz pipes, one lb ginger, 
four books of Divinity, one bunch cordage delivered by Job GERMANfor a total 
of 1/18/4. On 11 Apr 1768 Job TRUITT paid 1/3/1 by charge to his account 
leaving a balance of 0/15/3. On 5 Jan 1768 he made a delivery for Job 
GERMAN.

DENNIS, Joshua (1774 - 25 Jul 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 1/18/11. Gave note for full amount on 25 Jul 1787.

DENNIS, Matthias(6 Oct 1785)
Made a delivery to Middleton ADKINS.


DENNIS, Samuel (27 Jul 1765 - 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 0/16/9-1/2. No payment through 1768.

DENNIS, William (17 Dec 1764 - 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 2/10/20. No payment through 1768.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Effredozi, Johnson, & Samuel DENNIS,

DEVERAUX, Captain John (No date by 1768) Balance due 0/3/0.

DICKERSON, John Son of Capt. Richard (7 Apr 1775 - 28 Jun 1775)
Made four deliveries to father, Captain Richard Between the above dates.

DICKERSON, Captain Richard (15 March 1775 - 1787)
Charged beginning on 15 March 1775 molasses, rum, striped cambric, checked 
linen, three lbs coffee, a comb, and a linen handkerchief for a total of 
4/2/0. Brought in a stick of logwood on 16 May 1775 for 0/1/6. No other 
payment by 1787.

DISHAROON, George(1766 - 15 Nov 1777)
On 3 Jan 1767 got credit of 0/2/2 on account of Isaac Roach. Brought forward 
balance of 0/5/4 from Ledger C and charged beginning on 7 Jan 1767 seven yds 
knapped cloth, two sticks of hair, 1-1/2 doz coat buttons, one book of 
Divinity, Jew's harp, one paper of pins for a total of 1/12/8-1/2. Paid 
0/5/9 with corn on 21 Jan 1768 and carried 0/6/11- 1/2 to Ledger G. On 3 Feb 
1768 delivered four bu corn for credit to account of Benjamin HITCH. Brought 
forward a balance of 1/4/8-1/2 from Ledger H. Charged beginning on 25 Jan 
1775 four lbs coffee and a jug of molasses for a total of 1/14/10-1/2 which 
was paid in cash on 15 Nov 1777.

DISHAROON, John (11 Apr 1767 - 25 Jan 1768)
Charged beginning on 11 Apr 1767 one yd. callimanco, one lb ginger, one qt 
molasses, one pair fine worsted men's stockings for a total of 0/15/3. Paid 
with corn by 20 Jan 1768. Delivered 6-1/4 bu corn for credit to Samuel HEARN 
on 25 Jan 1768.

DISHAROON, Levin, (10 Feb 1767 - 1769)
Charged beginning on 10 Feb 1767 1-1/2 yds red flannel, 1-1/2 doz glass vest 
buttons, one stick hair, ferriting, a quantity of red thread, one clasp 
knife, one large silk handkerchief, one stick hair, one girth, four yds 
tape, one bottle train oil, o-1/2 doz vest buttons, one pair garters, with 
interest 1/9/9. Carried balance to Ledger E.

DISHAROON, Obadiah (1766 - 26 Aug 1769) Balance from Ledger C 4/0/10. 
Charged beginning 26 May 1767 one bunch cordage and one frying pan. with 
interest a total of 5/0/1. Delivered four bu corn 23 Jan 1769 for 0/8/0 and 
paid balance in cash on 26 Aug 1769.

DISHAROON, Priscilla: daughter of Levin (1774 - 1787)
Carried balance of 0/7/6 forward from Ledger H. No payment by 1787.

DISHAROON Thomas 2 Feb 1768)
Delivered 1-1/2 bu corn for credit to account of Mrs. Mary ROACH and paid 
0/3/4 on account of Joseph JENKINS.

DISHAROON, William (1766 - 1787)
Brought balance from Ledger C of 0/16/9 and was charged with a credit on his 
mother's account from Ledger C in the amount of 2/17/11. Charged on 27 Jan 
1767 one hank sewing silk for 0/1/0 and was charged with 0/4/1 in interest 
for a total of 3/19/9. On 2 May 1768 he paid 0/7/6 in cash and his balance 
of 3/12/3 was carried forward to Ledger E. He brought forward a balance of 
0/3/3 from Ledger G and 0/1/0 from Ledger H for a total of 0/4/3. No payment 
by 1787.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Betty, William, Pheby, Mary, George, 
Obed, Sarah, Mary, & Thomas DISHAROON,

(Spelled DICKES in the original ledgers)
Arthur DIX (26 Jan 1768 - 18 Jan 1770)
Paid 0/11/6 on account of Sarah DIX on 26 Jan 1768 and delivered corn for 
payment on account of George DIX on 18 Jan 1770 in amount of 0/5/0.

Daniel DIX Jr. (24 Jan 1767 - 1778)
Made delivery to *father, Daniel Sr. on 24 Jan 1767. Brought forward a 
balance of 0/16/3 from Ledger H. No payment by 1787.
*In original Ledger, Daniel is listed as "young Daniel Dickes" Does
not necessarily mean that he is the son of THE Daniel Sr. (Below-in 1767. )

Daniel DIX Sr. (1766 - 18 May 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 3/10/6. Charged beginning on 22 Jan 1767 one clasp 
knife, one hank sewing silk delivered by Daniel Jr, seven yds white linen, 
one doz needles, six skeins thread, one large pewter dish, one box of iron, 
two gimlets, six yds cambric, one pair shoe buckles, with interest a total 
of 7/18/8. Paid on 12 Mar 1768 in cash 0/15/0 and on 18 May 1768 took a note 
for 7/3/9 which in error was one penny too much. (Dix Daniel, Sr. combined) 
Balance from Ledger H 0/5/0. gave note for this amount on 21 July 1787.
* In 1767 just known as Daniel DICKES, not Sr. until 1787.

Elizabeth DIX, widow [I believe this was the wife of Arthur] (17 Jun 1774 - 
15 Mar 1777) Charged beginning 17 June 1774 2-1/4 yds long lawn, 1/2 doz tea 
spoons, two yds stamped cotton, 1/2 yd calico, credit by Mary DIX in Ledger 
H 0/13/2 for a total of 2/11/5-1/2. Paid by 108 lbs pork on 6 December 1775 
and cash of 1/10/0 on 18 October 1776. Charged on 26 October 1776 a pewter 
basin, and on 21 Jan 1777 lawn, gauze, one book, child's plaything and a 
piece of ribbon for a total of 1/4/3. Paid in cash on 15 March 1777.

George DIX (25 Apr 1766 - 18 Jan 1770)
Balance from Ledger C 0/14/9. Partial payment of 0/5/0 with corn delivered 
by Arthur DIX on 18 Jan 1770.

Mary DIX (28 Oct 1774)
Got credit of 1/13/2 on account of Elizabeth DIX widow.

Naboth DIX (1766 - 3 Feb 1770)
Purchased beginning on 28 Feb 1767 a quantity of thread, 2-1/2 yds shalloon, 
two sitcks of hair, three doz coat buttons, buckram, 2-1/2 yds shalloon, two 
sticks of hair, three doz. coat buttons, buckram, 2- 1/2 yds sheeting linen, 
balance from Ledger C of 0/5/9, with interest a total of 1/16/5. On 23 Jan 
1768 cash was paid by Robinson Lingo in amount of 0/5/10 and on 3 Feb 1770 
0/3/6 & a balance of 1/7/1 carried to Ledger F.

Mrs. Sarah DIX [This may be the widow of my Daniel] (11 Mar 1767 - 26 Jan 
1768) Charged beginning on 11 Mar 1767 1/2 pt rum, one yd fine white 
Holland, and three qts molasses for a total of 0/11/6. Paid with 5-3/4 bu of 
corn by Arthur DIX on 26 Jan 1768.

William DIX (1766 - 7 Feb 1776)
Balance from Ledger C 1/14/2. Charged 29 May 1767 one gal molasses, with 
interest a total of 2/1/8. Paid in cash on 10 Jun 1768. Balance from Ledger 
H 1/11/0. Purchased beginning on 12 March 1775 two small cart boxes, one qt 
rum, cash borrowed, one doz needles, one spelling book for a total of 3/4/1. 
Paid for on 7 Feb 1776 by five nests of wooden ware for 1/17/6 and one pair 
of cart wheels for 1/12/6 for a credit balance of 0/5/11.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Sarah DIKES

DIXON, Isaac (1766 - 17 April 1776)
Balance from Ledger C 0/2/0. On 3 March 1767 credit was given to Sarah 
Livingston for 2/7/8 by Isaac's order and he purchased one gal molasses, 
2-1/2 yds. of sheeting linen, a large tin pay, four oz. of indigo, and got 
cash for a total of 3/7/6. On 9 Jun 1768 gave a note for this amount. 
Beginning on 29 Apr. 1775. He charged 1/2 b powder, one linen handkerchief, 
two gals molasses, one linen handkerchief, two gal molasses, one linen 
handkerchief, six gas molasses, four yds. velvet, two yds white durant, 13 
coat buttons, 1/2 yd linen, two hanks silk, one large stick of twist, 
quantity of thread, buckram, one linen handkerchief, one lb chocolate, four 
lbs coffee, 8-1/4 yds fine white linen, five skeins fine thread, one clasp 
knife, one pair shoe buckles, broad tape, two yds. checked cambric, 1/2 yd 
fine white linen, balance from Ledger H with interest 17/3/4. On 17 Apr 1776 
gave a note for the full amount.

DIXON, Nathaniel (1774 - 9 Jun 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 1/18/6. Charged beginning on 19 Sept 1775 three 
damaged earthenware mugs, seven yds durant, two hanks of silk, two doz vest 
buttons, three coat buttons, two doz gilded coat buttons, nine years 
interest on 21 Mar 1776 for a total of 3/15/0. On 21 Mar 1776 Hezekiah CARY 
delivered 1,618 feet of ten inch plank to be credited to this account for 
3/12/9. Charged beginning on 12 Dec 1783 10-1/8 yds tent linen, two primers, 
two yds tape, 9-1/2 yds Irish linen, two bridles, one pair trace ropes,
1/2 lb alum, 20 yds Scotch oznaburg, one comb, 2-1/2 yds Joans, 15 yds 
Bushea duck, five yds Irish linen, 1/2 yd Joans, one paper pins, one yd 
gauze, one knot of silk, Ivory comb, two pair of garters, and one gimlet. He 
paid 0/10/11 for interest on 29 Jun 1786 and gave a note for balance of 
12/10/3-1/2 on 9 Jun 1787.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Isaac, & Risdon DIXON,

DOLONA, Capt. (17 Feb 1768) Paid 5-1/4 bu corn on account of Thomas RICHARDS 
for 0/10/6.

DONOVAN, Thomas (1773 - 1785)
Balance from Ledger G 3/2/3, from H, 1/3/6, Total 4/5/9. No payment in I

DORMAN, Henry Jr. (22 Dec 1764 to 20 Jan 1770)
Balance from Ledger 1/13/0. Bought 1 doz. pipes interest added for 0/13/10 
for a total of 2/7/8. Cash paid in 1768 0/15/0, balance paid by credit on 
his brother, Matthew, account in Ledger F for 1/12/8.

DORMAN, Henry Sr. (8 Dec 1764 to 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 0/14/2. No payment in D.

DORMAN, Joshua (1765 to 18 Mar 1769)
Bought 1/2/6 from Ledger C. Bought rum, a handkerchief, and linen and gave 
credit to James DAVIS, Jr. and Joshua OWENS for a total of 2/6/2. Paid in 
corn and cash. Paid 0/2/0 for OWENS in 1769.

DORMAN, Matthew (Worcester) (14 Mar 1767 to 29 Jan 1769)
Bought piecegoods, sewing materials, garters and shoe buckles. Got 0/15/0 
credit from Elisha PARKER, which left him a 0/4/0 credit carried to Ledger 
F.

DORMAN, Matther, Jr. (1775 to 7 Aug 1787) *This is how it was typed in the 
book (Matther) Balance from Ledger H 0/10 /3 on which judgment recorded on 7 
Aug 1787.

DORMAN, Matthew, Sr. (23 Mar 1765 to 1769)
Looking glass from Ledger C 0/4/4 pd in D.

DORMAN, Milby (15 Jun 1786 to 7 Jul 1787)
Bought sundice as per day book in 1786. Paid 0/2/6 in cash, gave note for 
balance of 0/11/8 in 1787.

DORMAN, William (Ship Carpenter) (28 Nov 1767 to 10 Feb 1768)
Bought garters and shoe buckles for 0/4/4. Paid in cash in 1768.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: William Dorman, Mathew Dorman,

DOUGLAS, William (4 Apr 1764 - 10 May 1771)
Balance from Ledger C 0/11/11. Interest and a penny advanced made a total of 
0/16/0. Note given in 1771. Copy of Russell's Seven Sermons purchased for 
0/2/6. No payment.

DOWNS, Jacob (Cypress Swamp) 22 Mar 1765 - 1769) &
DOWNY, Samuel (22 May 1786 to 25 Oct 1786)
Joint account with John HEARN. Purchased sundries as per day book for 1/4/11 
1/2 and paid by hauling freight of 183 one inch plank at a charge of 1/16/7.

DRICKENS, Nevil (20 Aug 1767)
Credit on Edmond North NELMS 0/15/0.

DRISKELL, Aaron (4 Jul 1786 to 7 Jul 1787)
Bought sundries as per day book for 4/12/5. Paid 1/2/0 in cash, delivered 
boards for 2/10/0 and gave note for 0/18/5. Paid 1/2/0 in cash, delivered 
boards for 2/10/0 and gave note for 0/18/5 Had a joint account also with 
Moses DRISKELL, Sr. and Moses Jr. The partnership bought sundries for 
37/9/11 in 1786 and gave their joint bond for that amount the same day.

DRISKELL, Adam (6 Aug 1783 to 1784)
Bought a fine mens hat for 2/5/0. Was entitled to a 5 shilling credit if 
paid by Christmas, failed to pay and gave note for the total in 1784.

DRISKELL, Elgate (2 Feb 1767 to 3 Feb 1770)
Bought rum, shoe buckles, felt hat, linen and thread for 0/17/1. Paid in 
corn, cash and flax in 1769 and 1770 0/16/4. Carried one shilling to Ledger 
F.

DRISKELL, George (10 Aug 1784 to 26 Feb 1785)
Charged sundries as per day book for 0/10/1. Paid 0/7/6 in cash in 1785 
leaving balance of 0/2/7 unpaid in Ledger I.

DRISKELL, James (7 Jan 1767 to 8 Aug 1768)
Bought clothing items and accessories and gave credits to John NOBLE and 
Ready PORTER for a total of 2/3/9 1/2. Paid in cash 1/10/0 and got credit of 
0/13/10 for a "Vige to Norfolk" in 1768, probably as a hand on Nelm's 
schooner.

DRISKELL, John (10 Mar 1775 to 5 Jun 1787)
Bought a gallon of rum delivered by his father in 1775 for 0/6/0. Paid by a 
buckskin in 1776 for a credit of 0/7/6. In 1783, bought a pair of shoe 
buckles and 2 quarts of brandy. In 1786, a frying pan, a case of knives and 
forks, a doz. pewter plates, 2 tin pans, molasses and rum. Driskell was to 
trade wheat, rye, and beeswax for these items but only delivered 2 lbs of 
beeswax and paid one shilling. Gave a note for the balance due of 3/19/6 in 
1787.

DRISKELL, Major (30 Jan 1768)
Delivered 5 bu corn for William DRISKELL, saddler

DRISKELL, Moses (7 Jan 1767 to 12 Sept 1786)
Bought rum cordial, linen, thread and molasses. Gave James CATHELL credit 
for 1/2/9. Total account 2/10/0. Delivered corn for 1/6/0 and carried 
balance of 1/4/0 to Ledger E.

DRISKELL, Moses Sr. (probably the same as Moses alone)
Bought piece goods and thread, door bolts and staples, iron skillets, fire 
irons, trace ropes, rum, pipes, a doe skin, and gave credits to Samuel 
DAVIS, Elijah VINSEN, Letty HITCH and Nelm's negro Phyllis. Mentions son and 
son-in-law. Total account 12/13/6. Paid in cash and pork in 1776 and 1777. 
Gave joint notes for 37/9/11 with Moses Jr. and Aaron DRISKELL in 1786.

DRISKELL, Moses Jr., (3 Feb 1775 to 12 Sept 1786)
Carried balance of 3/3/3 from Ledger H. Bought a Dutch blanket and an iron 
pot in 1775 for a total of 4/15/7, which was paid in cash in 1777. Bought a 
half pound of snuff in 1786 not paid for in H. Gave note for 37/9/11 jointly 
with Moses Jr. and Aaron DASHIELL on their joint account in 1786. *Note: 
Moses Sr. acct. says Aaron DRISKELL, and Moses Jr. account says Aaron 
DASHIELL.

DRISKELL, Shadrach (12 May 1775 to 21 Oct 1775)
Bought coffee, molasses and broadcloth for 2/8/10. Paid a bushel of potatoes 
and 5 1/8 gal of brandy.

DRISKELL, William Jr. (11 Feb 1775 - 6 Apr 1786)
Balance from Ledger H plus interest 2/16/8. Bought handkerchief and a shirt 
brouch in 1775 for a total of 3/5/1. Paid in cash in 1777. Charged 2 yds of 
oznabrig in 1786 for 0/3/0 which was not paid in I.

DRISKELL, William Sr. (1765 to 1787)
Balance from Ledger C 1/18/4. Bought gun lock, gave credit to Solomon 
MAGLAMARY for 7/0/0. Joseph ELLIS was surety for 8/10/0 of total of 9/15/4. 
ELLIS was charged with the 8/10/0 against his account in Ledger E, and the 
balance of 1/5/4 carried to Driskell's account in E.

DRISKELL, William (Saddler) (14 Jan 1767 to 24 Feb 1768) Bought piecegoods, 
thread, and pins, ginger, a pewter Basin and a Bible for a total of 2/15/4. 
Credits given to Authur DIX and Davis MAGEE. Got credits from Major 
DRISKELL, Levin RUSHARD, William NELMS in 1768, balance of 1/6/4 carried to 
E.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Elget, Elisabeth, William, Moses, & 
William DRISKELL,

DULANY, Dennis (1765 - 4 Feb 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 0/6/6. Bought piecegoods and accessories for a total 
of 0/15/7-1/2. Paid in corn. Mentions son Paul and daughter Nancy.

DULANY, Nancy (28 Mar 1767) Picked up sheatling linen for father's account.

DULANY, Paul (1768) Made pickup and delivery for father.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Paul DULANY

DUNN, Betty (Miss) (8 Aug 1766 - 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 0/13/7. No payment in D.

DURHAM, James (Shoemaker) (14 Dec 1784 - 29 Jun 1787)
Worked for James HILL, shoemaker, in Dec 1784 & 1785. Bought sundries as per 
day book in 1785 for 2/5/7. In 1786 made 10 pairs of shoes for a credit of 
1/0/0 and in 1787 gave note for balance.
**Robert HANDY-Desperate Debts Due on: Daniel DUKES.
Book Debts Desperate: (Names NOT in John Nelms) Daniel DUKES (Dikes?), 
Elisha DEAR (DEAN?), William DARBY.


EASOM, Jonathan (1765 - 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 0/1/0. No payment in D.

EASOM, Solomon, Sr. (20 Apr 1767 - 8 Feb 1768)
Bought trace ropes piece goods and thread for a total of 1/11/5. No payment. 
Solomon Jr. mentioned.

EGGER, Elisha (10 Nov 1767 - 30 May 1770)
Bought a flute for 0/30/9 and rented Nelms' scow for 3 days for a total of 
0/8/3. Dr. James HUSTON paid 0/4/6 for EGGER in cash in 1769. EGGER paid the 
balance in cash in 1770.

ELKINS, James (21 Oct 1775)
Received piece goods and thread on James HAYNIE's account for 0/4/5.

ELEGOOD, William Jr. (5 May 1775 - 31 Jan 1776)
Bought a large Bible in 2 volumes for 7/10/0, trace ropes and 5 copies of 
Children Playthings for a total of 8/5/3. Capt. Robert HITCH paid the 
balance in cash in 1776.

ELLIOT, Daniel (17 Jan 1767 to 18 Oct 1777)
Bought piece goods, thread and a thimble, ginger and a Jews harp for a total 
of 0/14/6. Paid in corn in 1768. In 1775 bought a horse collar, a rajor 
(razor?) and trace ropes for 0/7/11. Paid in cash in 1777.

ELLIOT, Jacob (25 Mar 1775 to 14 Dec 1776)
Carried from Ledger H 1/0/0. Purchases trace ropes, indigo and a thimble for 
a total account of 1/11/9. Paid with corn delivered by John MOORE and by 9 
yards of country linen in 1776.

ELLIOT, Joseph (25 Jun 1763 - 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 0/7/0. No payment in D.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Daniel ELLIOT

ELLIS, Benjamin (13 Feb 1767 - 7 Sept 1787)
Bought 2 linen handkerchiefs and gave credit on his father's account in 
Ledger E for 0/9/0 which he paid for in corn in 1768. Delivered corn for 
Benjamin ELLIS' {?} account in 1768. Carried a balance of 0/10/3 from Ledger 
H, court costs of 0/3/6 were added and judgment obtained in 1787 for 0/13/9.

ELLIS, Edward (1765 - 29 Dec 1781)
Bought a rug, pewter dish, gimlet, Books of Divinity, and linen, and had a 
bond prepared, gave credit to William ELLIS on his account in Ledger C, paid 
1/1/6 with corn and carried 2/6/0 to Ledger E. Delivered corn for Thomas 
BAILEY in 1768 and got credits on the accounts of William MADDOX Jr., John 
TRADER, Joseph LEONARD and Josiah ELLIS. Bought coat buttons in 1775. NELMS 
advanced him 1/5/0 for 100 lbs of pork he promised to deliver. He finally 
delivered 174 lbs on 29 Dec 1781. Died before 1786.

ELLIS, Frances (13 Feb 1767 - 12 Mar 1768)
Bought a worsted cap and a felt lat and authorized 0/5/0 credit for negro 
boy, Pompey for a total of 0/12/2. Joshua ELLIS paid 0/5/600 the account, 
Benjamin ELLIS delivered corn for 0/5/0 and the balance of 0/1/8 was carried 
to E.

ELLIS, John (13 Aug 1785 - 10 Aug 1787)
Sundries charged as per day book 3/0/9. Paid 0/7/6 in 1785 and Nelms took 
note for 2/17/1 in 1787.

ELLIS, Joseph Sr. (1765 - 17 Feb 1777)
Balance from Ledger C 1/12/5. Bought British oil, alum, needles and thread 
and trace ropes for Stephen ELLIS. Total amount 2/5/5. Carried entire 
balance to Ledger E. In 1775 bought coffee, green cloth, coffee, a woman's 
silk bonnet, a pepper box and trace ropes. Paid in rye, oats, and sheaves of 
oats and cash in 1775, 1776, & 1777.

ELLIS, Joseph Jr. (14 Nov 1767 - 1769)
Guaranteed to pay 8/10/0 of account of William DRISKELL, Sr. in 1767 & it 
was charged to the account in Ledger E. Paid for accounts of Thomas BAILEY, 
Isaac COVINGTON, & Jonathan HALL in 1768.

ELLIS, Josiah (1765 - 2 Mar 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 0/9/9. Credit received by Edward ELLIS and interest 
only charges. Total 0/18/0. Delivered 2 bu corn in 1768 and carried 0/13/0 
to E.

ELLIS, Joshua (13 Feb 1767 - 25 Jan 1768)
Delivered a cap and bat to Francis ELLIS in 1767 and paid 0/5/0 for him in 
1768.

ELLIS, Levin (1765 - 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 0/15/1. Bought an ink stand, a felt hat and a pen 
knife for a total of 1/5/1. Paid 1/0/7 in corn & carried 0/4/6 to E.

ELLIS, Rachel (Widow of Edward, Mother of Joseph) (6 Apr 1786 - 6 Aug 1787) 
Sundries as per day book for a total of 4/7/9 with son as security. Gave 
note for the full amount in 1787.

ELLIS, Stephen (3 Jan 1767 - 6 Apr 1786)
All purchases in 1767 were for clothing and accessories for a total of 
7/12/3. He Delivered corn for 1/17/0 and carried 5/15/3 to Ledger E. Made 
delivery to Joseph ELLIS, Sr. and went security for Isaac COVINGTON in 1767. 
Brought balance from Ledger H of 1/0/10 and purchased cordage trace ropes 
and rum in 1775 and 1776 and trace ropes, lime, oznaburg and a pen knife in 
1786. Paid in oats and by cutting two of Nelm's colts.

ELLIS, William (11 Feb 1768 )
Got credit of 0/11/11 on Edward ELLIS account in Ledger C.
Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Edward ELLIS, William ELLIS, Joseph 
ELLIS, Stephen ELLIS

ELZEY, Arnold (1765 - 9 Feb 1770)
Carried 0/6/11 from Ledger C. Purchased cordage, molasses, a meal sifter and 
rum for a grand total of 2/10/6. Delivered corn in 1768 and paid balance 
2/5/0 in cash in 1779.

ELZEY, John (1765 - 24 Aug 1787)
Balance from Ledger C 9/9/10. Bought rum, molasses, oil pipes, thread and 
ribbon, renewed a bond given 31 May 1765 which with interest amounted to 
10/1/9. Total balance 20/15/0. Delivered corn for 0/10/0, got credit on 
Solomon RUSSELL for 1/5/0 and gave a new bond for 19/0/0 in 1768. In Ledger 
H balance was down to 0/9/6 but Nelms got judgement in 1787 for 0/13/6 
including costs.

ELZEY, John Jr. (29 Dec 1784 - 12 Feb 1788)
Sundries as per day book for 0/11/7. Paid in cash in 1787 and 1788.

ELZEY, Thomas (25 Aug 1767 to 1787)
Bought linen, striped holland, thread and shirt buttons for a total of 
1/10/6-1/2. Paid with 400 hogshead staves for 1/4/0 and one shilling in 
cash. Carried 0/5/6-1/2 to E.

ELZEY, William (17 Jul 1784 - 30 Jun 1787)
Bought sundries in 1784 and 1786 for a total of 1/3/11. Nelms took note of 
1/5/1 in 1787 which included interest.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Thomas, John ELZEY

ENGLISH, James (15 Feb 1766 - 28 Feb 1772)
Carried 0/12/10 from Ledger C. Paid 0/5/6 in 1772 that he had received from 
Jonathan SHOCKLEY.

ENGLISH, Thomas (1 Apr 1775 - 1787) Balance from Ldeger H 0/19/3. Bought an 
iron skillet and molasses for a total of 1/7/11. Nelms sued and after giving 
credit for an overcharge of 0/15/11 got judgment for 0/15/9 including costs.

ESHAM, Joseph (Nassa Wango) (1775 TO 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 1/3/6. No payment in I.


FARLOW, Jean (1775 - 1787) Balance from Ledger H 0/12/2. Unpaid

FARLOW, John (6 Jan 1787 - 21 Jul 1787)
Sundries purchased for 2/7/6. Note taken on 21 Jul 1787 for 2/7/6.

FARLOW, William Jr. (21 Mar 1775 - 1 Dec 1787)
Bought compass and shoe buckles in 1775 for 0/10/8. A cart box in 1785 for 
1/12/7. Settled the 1775 account in 1777 by cash paid by Elisha VENSON, gave 
note for 1785 balance.

FARLOW, William Sr. (21 Feb 1767 - 6 Apr 1778)
Bought 4-1/2 yds shalloon in 1767 for 0/16/6 and paid in cash in 1768. 
Carried balance from Ledger H 1/13/9 and in 1775 bought a h___ with some 
molasses in it, a fine felt hat and brandy for a total of 4/3/9. Paid in 
cash in 1778.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: William FARLOW

FIGGS, Thomas (22 Feb 1766 - 7 Sep 1787)
Carried 1/15/0 from and the same amount to Ledger E. Showed a balance of 
15/1/4 from Ledger H and had a freehold (jury) trial. After giving credit of 
6/8/4 for a mistake and 0/12/10 for an overcharge got a judgment for 8/17/5 
in 1787.

FIGGS, William (29 Jan 1767 - 1769)
Bought handkerchiefs, needles and linen for a total of 1/0/10. Unpaid in 
Ledger D.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: William, & Sarah FIGGS

FINCH, James (7 Feb 1767)
Got a credit 1/4/0 on David RITCHARD.
*Robert HANDY-Desperate Debts Due on: John FINCH
Book Debts Desperate: James FINCH

FISHER, Bailey (29 May 1764 - 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 1/0/8. No payment in D.

FISHER, Edmund (28 Mar 1767 - 12 Mar 1768)
Bought cordage, trace ropes & linen for 0/13/11. Paid in corn in 1768.

FISHER, Francis (27 Oct 1768 - 1769)
Purchased handkerchiefs, pen knives, ribbon, rum and Book of Psalms for 
1/3/10. Carried balance to Ledger E. Bought 3 bu of corn to carry to the 
West Indies. Paid 0/7/6 for Isaac SIRMAN.

FISHER, Solomon (1765 - 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 0/8/3. Unpaid.

*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Edmond FISHER

FLETCHER, James (1765 to 30 Jun 1787)
Carried from Ledger C 2/18/3, bought cordage, linen and thread. Total 4/5/4. 
Levin FLETCHER delivered 10 bu corn on account and the balance of 3/5/4 
carried to F. James wife got credit of 0/13/9 on Mary FLETCHER. In 1785 
bought sundries for 0/11/6. Note taken in 1787.

FLETCHER, John (8 Jan 1767 - 1 Mar 1768)
Bought broadcloth, stick of hair, clasp knife, vest buttons and a frying pan 
for William RICHARDSON for 1/14/2. Paid in corn in 1768. Delivered 8 bu corn 
for Josiah ROBINS account in 1768.

FLETCHER, Levin (16 Feb 1767 to 21 Apr 1778)
Bought a white linen handkerchief in 1767 and paid with 1-1/4 bushels of 
corn. Bought handkerchief, New England primer and a heal all blade in 1775 
for 0/3/9. Paid in cash in 1778. Delivered corn for the accounts of William 
MADDOX, Sr. and James FLETCHER in 1768 and got credit on......... (ends)

FLETCHER, Mary (Mrs.) (1765 - 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 2/11/0. Bought scissors, thread, dress materials and 
ferriting plus a pound of ginger for 4/17/11-1/2. Paid by her husband, not 
named in 1768. Made a delivery to Benjamin RICHARDSON in 1767.

FLETCHER, Thomas (10 Jan 1767 to 4 Mar 1769)
Purchased a quire of paper, cambric, 50 lbs, junk for okum, tea and rum. 
Paid in cash in 1769.
*Robert HANDY- Desperate Debts Due on: James FLETCHER
Book Debts Desperate: Mary, & James FLETCHER

FLINT, John (1765 - 6 Jul 1787)
Balance from Ledger C 4/9/11. Purchased set of candle molds, cheese, sugar, 
rum, buttons and pins. Gave credits to James MAGLAMARY and NELMS paid 0/0/8 
for fish for FLINT. James DAVIS, Jr. delivered corn for credit, 0/5/1 was 
paid in cash and 6/8/6 carried to the account of Thomas FLINT in Ledger F. 
Balance from Ledger H 0/12/6 1/2. After giving credit for an overcharge of 
0/5/0
gave a note for 0/7/6-1/2 in 1787.

FLINT, Thomas (1765 to 9 Jul 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 1/16/2. Bought boys hat, comb, woman's cloak, Reading 
Make Easy, rum, pipes, molasses and linen for 3/16/11. Paid 2/0/0 in cash, 
delivered 5 bu corn to William NELMS and carried 1/6/11 to Ledger E.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: John, & Thomas FLINT

FLOYD, Mary (Mrs.) (17 Jan 1765 - 1769)
Carried 0/11/0 from Ledger C. Unpaid

FOOKS, Daniel (21 Jan 1767 - 3 Feb 1776)
Bought an almanac, New England primer, book entitled, "The fourfold State of 
Man", needles, buttons, and linen for 0/16/6. Paid with 16-1/2 lbs. myrtle 
wax. Bought 3 pairs of trace ropes in 1775 for 0/8/3. Paid in cash in 1776.

FOOKS, Eunice (26 Mar 1767)
Got credit on Ezekiel TOADVINE of 0/2/0.

FOOKS, Elijah (9 Jul 1785)
Paid cash of 0/7/2 on account of Anthony LECOMPTE.

FOOKS, James (25 Apr 1767 to 25 Feb 1768)
Bought cordage, shoe buckles, train oil and rum for 0/5/0. Paid with 2 bu 
corn in 1768.

FOOKS, Jonathan (8 Jan 1767 to 25 May 1776)
Bought napped cloth, buttons, hair, trace ropes and rum for 1/13/5. Paid 
with pork, myrtle wax, tallow and corn delivered by William FOOKS for 
1/13/5-1/2. In 1775, bought silk guage, woman's mitts, calliman and trace 
ropes for 2/11/4-1/2. Paid 2/11/0 in cash in 1776 and cash and beeswax for 
0/2/4.

FOOKS, William (17 Feb 1767 to 30 Jan 1768)
Bought trace ropes, worsted caps, and buttons for 0/11/0. Paid with corn in 
1768. Paid 0/8/3 in corn for Jonathan FOOKS in 1768.
Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Daniel, William, James, Mary, Jonathon, & 
Alce FOOKS.

FOUNTAIN, Nicholas (1765 - 4 May 1776)
Had credit of 0/1/8-1/2 from Ledger C. Bought a fine hat in 1775 for 1/0/0 
with Stephens FOUNTAIN as Security. No payment in H.

FOUNTAIN, Stephens (17 May 1776 - 14 May 1775)
Bought thread, rum and 150 reeds for 1/1/6. Owed a balance on a bond of 
5/16/7 making a total of 6/18/1. Had credit of 3/3/4 from Ledger C. Joshua 
PORTER paid 0/15/0 for him, he paid 0/3/9 and delivered 7 barrels of tar to 
Nelms for 2/16/0 in 1768. Went security for Nicholas FOUNTAIN in 1775 for 
1/0/0.

FOUNTAIN, Thomas (17 Feb 1786)
A quill of small rope for him charged to account of Isaac HANDY.

*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Nicholas, & Stephen FOUNTAIN

FOWLER, John (27 May 1766 to Jul 1770)
Balance from Ledger C 2/12/6 plus interest due by promise in "corner money" 
0/12/7 total 3/5/1. Note taken in 1770.

FRANEY, Betty (Mrs.) (21 Aug 1767 - 24 May 1768)
Bought two large and two small tin pans and a pair of spectacles for 0/4/3. 
Paid in cash in 1768.

FULLERTON, Charles (23 May 1776 - 12 Feb 1783)
Bought pork, rum and salt pork in 1776 for 2/5/3. Brought balance from 
Ledger F of 1/5/1 and borrowed 0/14/2 for a total of 5/0/0. Bought a pound 
of brimstone in 1783. Built a stone cellar for Nelms in 1776 to pay the 
5/0/0.

FULLERTON, Joshua (5 Jun 1776) Delivered a bushel of corn to Charles 
FULLERTON.

FULLERTON, John (1765 - 1769) Balance from Ledger C 0/1/1. Paid in D.

FULLINGTON, Charles (16 Feb 1767 - 1769) DAILEY, William (14 Mar 1767 - 30 
Jul 1787)
Nelms paid 0/0/8 to DAILEY for fish for John FLINT on 14 Mar 1767. In 1787 a 
balance of 15/0/0 was carried forward from Ledger H and on 30 Jul 1787 it 
was noted that the account had been paid "by cash some time ago." On 15 Apr 
1775 Dailey got a credit of 2/9/6 on the acount of John LEONARD. On 20 Jan 
1787, Nancy WILLIN got shoes from DAILEY charge to her account with Nelms.

FURNELSON, Sarah (15 Aug 1766 - 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 0/13/0. No payment in D.

***Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: (Not in John Nelms Accounts) Ambrose 
FIX, John FRECONY


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