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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


GALE, Henry (21 Nov 1771)
Paid cash of 2/4/4 on Adkins DENNIS' account.
Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Henry GALE

GAME, Daniel (Negro) (1 Apr 1775 - 5 Nov 1784)
Bought piece goods, thread, scissors, molasses and a shirt brooch in 1775 
for 4/6/11-3/4. Gave a note for balance including interest on a settlement 
of 10/5/6-3/4 which Doctor Harrey promised to pay. Bought sundries in 1784 
for 2/1/6-1/2. His father paid 10/5/7 in 1777. In 1784 he delivered 4 
gallons of brandy for credit of 1/0/0.

GAME, Jeremiah (Negro) (4 Oct 1766 to 9 Jul 1787)
Balance from Ledger C 0/7/6. No purchase in 1767. Bill paid by father in 
1772. Purchased sundries in 1786 for 7/5/10. Paid 0/15/0 in 1786. Balance of 
6/10/10 paid when Nelms purchased his land in 1787.
Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: David GAME,

GASTIANEW, George Lewis (1765 - 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 0/2/9. Unpaid.

GEORGE, Mary (1765 to 1769)
Carried from C 0/2/3. No payment in D.

GERMAN, Job (1765 to 10 Jul 1768)
Credit from Ledger C 0/11/1. Bought cloth, pens, rum ginger, molasses, trace 
ropes, and a felt hat for 3/11/0. Got credit of 0/12/8 by Elisha PARKER and 
gave a note for 2/7/3.

GERMAN, William (son of George) (1765 to 25 Jul 1787)
Purchased handkerchiefs, felt hat, indigo, ginger, molasses and cloth for 
1/13/5. Carried a credit of 0/4/5 from Ledger C. Delivered 1800 Cypress 
shingles in 1768, and carried 0/6/6 to Ledger E. Brought balance of 2/7/6 
from Ledger H, interest
of 0/15/0 accrued and he gave note for 3/2/6 in 1787.

GERMAN, William Jr. (Son of William) (1775 to 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 3/4/7-1/2. No payment in I.

GIBBONS, Alexander (18 Apr 1765 - 1769)
Carried debt of 0/13/9 from Ledger C. No payment in D.

GIBBONS, Jonathan (Saltmaker) (23 Mar 1781 - 10 Dec 1784)
Nelms and GIBBONS swapped salt for merchandise: 4-1/2 bu for 4 guages silk 
handkerchiefs, 1-1/4 bu for 1 cake of beeswax, 2 bu for a pewter tea pot, 7 
bu for 4 silk handkerchiefs, 1-1/4 bu for black glass coat buttons, 5 bu for 
5 horse collars and a pewter tea pot to be paid in washed wool. GIBBONS 
brought 2 bu of salt on the day of the deal and Nelms got 12 more bu in 
December, 1781 and 9 more in December, 1784

GIBBONS, Rev. John (15 Feb 1782 to 1784)
Bought a testament, a file, coffee and material. Borrowed 3/0/0 for a total 
debt of 5/11/11. Paid with 7 yds of Dowels in 1782 and by carting 2 loads of 
goods in 1783 and 1784 for a total of 1/18/0 leaving a balance of 3/15/11.

GIBBONS, Robert (6 May 1786 - 11 Aug 1787)
Bought sundries for 3/5/3 in 1786, interest added made a total of 3/8/2. 
Delivered nails and bolts in 1786, for payment of 0/9/3 and gave a note for 
2/18/00 in 1787.

GIBBONS, Solomon (4 Feb 1775 - 2 Jun 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 8/18/11 plus interest of 1/17/3. Gave debt of 13/6/4 
after buying rum, nutmeg, molasses, elixer of balsam and a clasp knife. Paid 
12/4/6 in cash and gave note for 1/11/11 in 1787.

GILES, Eunice (26 Nov 1767 - to 11 Sep 1787)
Made a delivery to Isaac GILES in 1767. Carried a balance due of 5/6/3 from 
Ledger H and gave a note for that amount in 1787.

GILES, Isaac (16 May 1767 - 11 Jan 1777)
Bought molasses and a drinking glass for 0/5/0 in 1767 and paid with corn in 
1768. Delivered corn for Jacob GILES in 1768. Carried 3/9/5 from H and 
bought items including a pig for a total of 4/11/7 in 1775. Paid in cash in 
1776 and 1777.

GILES, Jacob (2 Mar 1767 - 12 Feb 1768)
Bought vest buttons, shoe buckles, a tin pan, thimble and silk, a pewter 
basin, rum and a handkerchief for 0/9/6. Paid 0/9/0 in corn, part delivered 
by Isaac GILES and carried 0/0/6 to F.

GILES, John (1775 - 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 0/16/3. No payment in I.

GILES, Thomas, Jr. (16 May 1767 - 1769)
Bought molasses, thread, knee buckles and shoe buckles for 0/14/10. Full 
balance carried to Ledger E.

GILES, Thomas, Sr. (16 May 1767 to 6 Jun 1768)
Purchased molasses, shoe buckles and a comb for 0/9/6. Paid with corn in 
1768. Mentions son William.

GILES, William (16 May 1767 to 1787)
Delivered molasses to father, Thomas Sr. Bought cotton carders and stamped 
cotton in 1767 for 0/10/8. Paid in beeswax and corn in 1768. Bought British 
oil, stockings and a pocketbook in 1775 for 0/13/4. Paid in beeswax in 1776. 
Made delivery to Jacob GILES in 1767. Shown as brother of Robert WHALEY on 
WHALEY's account.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Isaac, & Thomas GILES

GILLIS, Benjamin (29 May 1767 - ?)
Bought piece goods for 0/18/1/2. No payment in Ledger D.

GILLIS, Bettey (Mrs.)(13 Mar 1766 - 6 May 1769)
Carried Balance from Ledger C of 2/5/4. Two years interest made total of 
2/10/10. Paid in 1769 by William STANDFORD.

GILLIS, Ester (Widow) (1775 - 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 1/8/7. No payment in I.

GILLIS, Capt. Thomas (1765 - 1767)
One pencil 0/0/6. Paid.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Thomas GILLIS

GLADDEN, Joseph (27 Jan 1776 - 15 Mar 1776)
Bought welsh cotton, paper and pens for 0/12/6. Paid in cash.

GLASS, Christopher [Tailor] (1765 - 3 Dec 1767)
Balance from Ledger C3/8/3. No payment in D. Lived at Disharoon's 
Crossroads.

GOLDSMITH, Anthony (1765 - 1 Jul 1768) Balance from Ledger C 1/16/1. Credit 
for building one punt 0/12/0 in 1768.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Anthony GOLDSMITH

GORDY, John (17 Feb 1767 - 6 Oct 1770)
Bought paper of pins and sleeve buttons for 0/1/11. Paid in cash
in 1770.

GORDY, Moses, Jr. (12 Feb 1767 to 8 Apr 1769)
Bought piecegoods and ribbon for 3/14/0, borrowed 0/2/0 for a total of 
3/16/2. Paid with 10 lbs of myrtle wax, corn from William HASTINGS and James 
CALLAWAY, 133 lbs pork and cash paid by Thomas CARBERRY in 1768 and 1769.

GORDY, Thomas (5 Feb 1767 to 12 Mar 1768)
Bought a cloth cloak for 1/2/6 in 1767. Cash in that amount paid by Joshua 
HASTINGS in 1768.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Moses GORDY, Peter GORDY

GOSLEE, Ann (15 Feb 1775 - 25 Dec 1777)
Bought a women's silk bonnet for 1/2/6. Paid in cash in 1777 by John JANNOR.

GOSLEE, Daniel (23 May 1767 - 13 Feb 1768)
Purchased a pewter basin, a handkerchief and duck linen for 0/12/7. 0/5/0 in 
corn paid by Thomas GOSLEE, balance carried to Ledger E.

GOSLEE, James (10 Jan 1767 - 1769)
Bought 6 pair small hinges and 2 pair dovetail hinges for 0/6/0. Amount 
carried to Ledger E.

GOSLEE, Joshua (1775 - 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 1/16/9 1/2. No payment in Ledger I.

GOSLEE, Levin (14 Feb 1767 - 1769)
Bought shoe buckles and a bridle for 0/8/0. Full amount carried to Ledger E.

GOSLEE, Thomas (2 Feb 1768 - 17 Jan 1788)
Paid 0/5/0 in corn for Daniel GOSLEE in 1768. Carried 0/9/5 from Ledger H in 
1775. Bought piece-goods and a handkerchief in 1775 for a total of 4/7/3. 
Gave a note for 5/12/3 in 1788 including accrued interest.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Levin, James, Samuel, John GOSLEE

GOTHARD, John (28 Mar 1767 to 1768)
Purchased trace ropes for 0/4/9. Paid in cash in 1768.

GOTHARD, Thomas (1765 to 1769)
Balance carried from Ledger C 0/12/7. No payment in D.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: John GODDARD

John GRAHAM (1765 - 1769)
Balance from Ledger C for pair sleeve buttons and one fork glass 0/1/0. 
Unpaid.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: John GRAHAM

GRAY, Charity (Mrs.) (11 Dec 1764 - 16 Aug 1768)
Carried from C plus interest 1/15/6. Note given in 1768. Daughter Priscilla 
promised the interest.

GRAY, Priscilla (1767 - 1768)
Promised interest on her mother;s account of 0/4/0.

GREEN, Babel (29 Jan 1767 to 27 Aug 1768)
Bought a fine hat, garters, buttons, hair, shoe buckles, a chalk line, 
gumlets, a quart bottle, piecegoods, and thread for 3/3/2. Paid in 1768 by a 
half stock of fodden and cash of 2/8/9 with 0/9/11 carried to Ledger F.

GREEN, George (1765 to 1768)
Ledger C balance 0/12/3. Bought rum, combs, and a hand saw file for a total 
of 0/18/0. Got credit of 0/11/3 on William Nelms and paid 0/6/9 cash.

GREEN, Humphreys (3 Mar 1764 - 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 1/7/0. No payment in D.

GREEN, John (1765 - 28 Dec 1775) Carried from C 0/10/9. Bought thread, a 
comb & a quire of paper. Total account of 0/14/9, carried to E. Got credit 
on Stephen ELLIS in 1776.

GREEN, Mary (Daughter of George) (30 Mar 1767)
Delivered combs to father.

GREEN, Richard (7 Sep 1765) Father of Samuel GREEN.

GREEN, Samuel (Son of Richard) (7 Sep 1765 - 2 Sep 1769)
Balance from Ledger C plus interest 3/12/6. Note taken in 1769.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Bable, George & John GREEN

GRIER, William (1766 - 1769)
Credit from Ledger C 0/1/0.

GRIFFIN, Jonathan (11 Feb 1767 - 30 Apr 1768)
Bought piece goods, buttons, hair, shoe & knee buckles, ribbon, New England 
Primer & combs. Gave credit of 0/15/0 to Samuel ADAMS for a total of 3/18/5. 
Paid 1/2/6 in cash & carried 2/15/11 to Ledger E.

GRIFFIN, Lear (7 Nov 1767)
Made delivery to Benjamin RICHARDSON
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Jonathan & John GRIFFIN.

GULLET, Abraham (14 Dec 1784 to 1787)
Sundries as per day book in 1784 3/1/6. No payment in Ledger I.

GUPTON, Ann (Widow) (30 Mar 1775 - 22 Nov 1777)
Balance from Ledger H 0/14/5, from G 0/12/9, interest 0/1/8, total 1/12/6, 
including a gallon of molasses. Cash paid by Ester GIPTON
(Gupton?) in 1777 for full amount. Mother of Susannah.

GUPTON, Esther (22 Nov 177)
Paid 1/12/6 for Ann GUPTON.

GUPTON, Susannah (30 Mar 1775)
Delivered molasses to mother, Ann GUPTON.
Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: John GUPTON
G SURNAMES FOUND IN ROB HANDY'S DEBT BOOKS, AND NOT IN NELMS ACCTS.: Jacob 
GIBSON, Wm. GEDDES


HACKER, Aaron (1765-1769)
Balance from Ledger C 0/0/11. Unpaid.

HACKER, Nathan (2 March 1769)
Credit on Nathan CULVER for 0/15/8.

HALE, David Jr. (20 Jun 1767 to 31 Aug 1767)
Made deliveries for father, David, Sr.

HALE, David Sr. (1765-1769)
Credit from Ledger C 1/19/3. Bought rum, malasses, felt hat, pipes, trace 
ropes, cordage, reep hook, clasp knife, indigo, needles and piece goods for 
2/17/4. Carried balance of 0/18/1 to Ledger E.

HALES, Mr. (?) Margett (30 May 1767 to 30 Jan 1768)
Bought molasses for 0/2/0. Had cash of 0/1/6 paid by James POPE in 1768.

HALL, David (15 Aug 1768)
Hall's bill of 1/5/7-1/2 assumed by William WINDER Sr.

HALL, Elijah (7 Aug 1766 - 26 Jul 1787)
Balance from Ledger C and interest 1/5/0, carried to Ledger F. In 1787 
carried balance of 2/19/8-3/4 from H, interest of 0/5/5-1/4 added and serge 
purchased for 0/15/0 for a total of 4/0/2. Paid cash of 0/14/7 and gave a 
note for 3/5/7.

HALL, Elisha (10 Sep 1761 - 1769) Carried from C
0/6/2. No payment in D.

HALL, James (1765 - 28 Sep 1770)
Ledger C balance 4/11/3. Purchased a handkerchief, ferriting, ribbon, knee 
buckles and sleeve buttons for a total of 6/2/6 in 1767. Made a meal tub and 
can for
credit of 0/2/6 in 1770 and gave a note for the balance of 6/0/0.

HALL, John (1775 - 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 0/2/6. No payment in I.

HALL, Rachel (Deceased) (1765 - 1767)
Balance from 1765 - 1/9/6. Marked deceased in 1767.

HALL, Robert (1765 - 1769)
Balance due from C on a qt of rum 0/1/6. No payment in D.

HALL, Samuel (11 Feb 1767 - 24 Aug 1787)
Bought shoe buckles, callimanco and allspice in 1767 for 0/5/8. Paid in corn 
in 1768. Balance from Ledger H 4/15/9. With court costs, judgment rendered 
in 1787 for 4/18/3.

HALL, Shadrach (16 Jan 1767 - 1770)
Bought rum & duck linen for 1/4/0. With Three years interest carried 1/8/4 
to Ledger F.
*Robert Handy-Book Debts Desperate: Samuel, Jr., James, Samuel,David,   
Elijah, Shadrick HALL,
Desperate Debts Due-Rob. Handy: Samuel, Shaderick, James, David, Robert HALL

HAMMOND, Zedekiah (24 May 1786 to 12 May 1788)
Sundries as per day book for 1/3/8 in 1786. Paid 0/2/0 that year & the 
balance in 1788.
*Robert Handy-Book Debts Desperate: Sarah, Charles, Jr., Christ., Nicholas, 
William, James, Charles, James, Isaac, Isaac HAYMAN

HANCOCK, Henry (1765 to 28 Jan 1768)
One of the largest accts. in Ledger D. Bought a balance of 7/7/7 from Ledger 
C & bought a variety of piece goods, linings, thread, buttons, & 
accessories. Also bought farm items such as bridles, cordage & a horse whip. 
Creature comforts such as rum, snuff, ginger & salt pork. Borrowed 8/15/0 in 
cash & gave credits to Samuel RICHARDSON & Jonathan CATHELL. Total account 
32/12/6. Made 69 nests of woodenware for a credit of 23/0/0. Bal. 9/12/6 in 
1768.

HANCOCK, John (31 May 1762 - 1769)
Carried from Ledger C 0/10/0. No payment in D.

HANCOCK, Macajah (1775 - 9 Oct 1787)
Balance from Ledger G 1/9/5, from H 1/7/3, total 2/16/8. Gave a note for 
this amount in 1787.

HANCOCK, Tomplin (5 Sept. 1767 - 25 Jul 1787)
Got credit on William ROBERTS in 1767 and made a delivery to him. Paid for 
ROBERTS in 1768 with shingles. Carried 0/4/0 from Ledger C and gave note for 
it in 1787.
*Rob. Handy-Book Debts Desperate: Maiajah HANDCOCK

HANDLEY, Thomas (16 May 1775 to 1787)
Bought piece goods, thread, silk, handkerchief, shoe and knee buckles, 
buttons and a knife in 1775 for a total of 3/4/7. Made no payment in Ledger 
H.

HANDY, Major Benjamin (25 Feb 1764)
Balance from Ledger C 0/13/1 His account was also charged with 1/12/10 for 
cash. Paid HANDY by Robert KING for credit to Nehemiah KING's account and 
apparently not delivered. Nehemiah then owed 1/13/9-1/2.

HANDY, Ebenezer (Esq.) (15 Mar 1775 to 12 Sept 1776)
Ran up account totaling 5/1/8-1/4 in 1775 and 1776. Mostly cordage and trace 
ropes in 1775 but branched into piece goods and clothing accessories in 1776 
plus a credit to his brother, Robert HANDY. Robert delivered 15 bu of corn 
for credit in 1776 leaving a balance of 3/11/8-1/4 unpaid in Ledger H.

HANDY, Capt. George (17 Feb 1768)
Delivered 13-1/2 bu corn for credit to 1/7/0 to account of James CALLOWAY.

HANDY, Isaac (17 Feb 1786 - 26 Dec 1787) Bought cinnamon, timber cart boxes, 
a quill of small rope for Thomas FOUNTAIN and 20 yds of line for 1/8/4 in 
1786. Gave note for that amount in 1787.

HANDY, John (Wicomico) (3 Oct 1778 - 23 Aug 1787)
In 1778 bought 7 yds. Of white linen at 0/33/9 per yard and a pewter teapot 
for a total of 12/8/9. He gave a note for this amount in 1787 "whilst the 
seale of depreciation is equal."

HANDY, John (28 Mar 1767 to 1769)
Bought a bridle, ferriting, and a hat for a total of 0/10/4. Entire balance 
carried to Ledger F. Delivery made by HANDY'S negro George.

HANDY, Capt. Joseph (18 Nov 1775 to 1787)
Purchased a stone brooch for 0/3/9. No payment in Ledger I.

HANDY, Robert (13 Jan 1776)
Got credit of 0/7/0 on account of his brother, Ebenezer HANDY.

HANDY, William (8 Apr 1767 to 18 May 1767)
Bought a bunch of cordage for 0/2/ paid cash the following month.
*Rob. Handy-Book Debts Desperate: Ann, Thomas, Elisabeth, George, Benjamin, 
John, William HANDY.

HARDY, George (23 Jul 1768) Paid 0/4/6 in cash on account of Francis 
CHATTAM.

HARDY, Joseph (1775 to August 1787)
Carried balance of 0/1/1 from Ledger H. Debt assumed by Phyllis HARDY in 
1787.

HARDY, Phyllils (Aug 1787)
Assumed debt of Joseph HARDY in 1787.
*Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Joseph, Joseph HARDY. (Listed twice)

HARRIS, Beckey (1765 to 22 Apr 1775)
Balance of 0/2/11 carried from C paid. Got linen for 0/5/0 on account of 
Capt. Robert HITCH in 1775.

HARRIS, Benton (Planter) (1775 to 1787) Balance from Ledger H of 2/7/5. 
Unpaid in I.

HARRIS, Charles (20 Feb 1768 to 4 Mar 1776)
In 1768 delivered corn for credit on account of James TWILLEY. In 1776 did 
the same for Marcellus HOBBS.

HARRIS, Eve (Mrs.) (25 Jul 1767 to 17 Feb 1768) Security for her sister, 
Miss Lear HITCH in 1767. Bought fine white holland for 0/6/0 in 1767 and 
paid in corn in 1768.

HARRIS, Nehemiah (20 Aug 1764 to 1769)
Carried 0/6/11 from Ledger C. No payment in D.

HARRIS, Stephen (School Master) (Author of Reading Made Easy) Carried 1/0/7 
from Ledger C. Bought fish hooks and rum for 0/1/6 and carried 1/3/1 to 
Ledger E.
*Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Nehemiah, & John HARRIS.

HARRISON, Elizabeth (1765 to 10 Feb 1768)
Balance from Ledger C 1/0/1-1/2 Bought needles, thread, peice goods, ribbon, 
molasses, coffee, rum and a tin pan for 4/8/10. Paid import in corn and 
fodder, note given for balance of 1/17/4. Corn delivered by Mack MELVIN by 
Joseph __?__. Paid 0/13/0 on account of John TRADER in 1768.

HARRISON, John (1765 to 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 0/4/8. Partly paid by delivery of corn by James TRADER 
for credit of 0/3/6.

HARRISON, Levi (Shoemaker) 15 May 1776 to 1787) Carried 2/5/7 from Ledger H. 
Bought piece goods, thread and buttons for 5/5/10-1/2. Paid cash of 1/4/0 in 
1776. No other payment in I.

HARRISON, Levin (9 Nov 1776)
Got credit of 1/10/0 on Levin HOBBS

HARRISON, Solomon (1765 to 1768)
Bal. from Ledger C of 0/1/6 for a paper of pens &  pt. Rum. Paid.

HARRISON, William (1765 to 1787) Balance from C 0/171. Bought a pair of 
garters to make it 0/18/1. Gave note for that on 11 Jul 1768. Carried 0/1/10 
from Ledger H. No payment in I.
*Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: William, Solomon, Mary, William HARRISON, 
Jr.

HARVEY, William (Doctor) (1766 to 15 Apr 1775)
Made delivery to James RIEVD in 1766. Promised pay 10/5/6-3/4 for Daniel 
GAME in 1775.

HASTINGS, Benjamin (1765 - 1769)
Balance from C 0/11/5. No Payment.

HASTINGS, Elijah (18 Feb 1775 to 7 Sep 1776)
Bought a lawn handkercheif, indigo, ribbon & trace ropes for 0/9/5. Paid in 
cash in 1776.

HASTINGS, John (5 Oct 1764 - 22 Nov 1787)
Balance from Ledger C 0/8/4. Borrowed 2/6/7 to pay ? Scroggin and paid 0/1/6 
to Nelms for drawing a bill of sale. With interest owed 2/19/1. Paid in 
cash-1768. In 1784 hired Nelms negro woman Hanorah for three months for 
1/4/0. In 1778 borrowed money & bought corn for 3/5/0 for a total of 4/9/0. 
Nelms sued in 1787 but court found an overcharge of 2/9/9 & gave judgment 
for only 1/19/3.

HASTINGS, Joshua (1765 - 17 Mar 1786)
Carried 2/3/2 from C. Bought trace ropes and gave credit to Nathaniel 
Lecates for 2/9/6 in 1767. Paid on accounts of William Martin, Nathaniel 
Lecato, (prob. Lecates), Thomas Gordy, Clement Callaway in 1768 and 1769 and 
for Moses Carmen in 1771. Jonathan Hearn delivered corn for his account in 
1768. Carried balance of 0/5/6 to Ledger C. Bought in 1775 and 1777 rum, 
trace ropes, and cambiec, gave credits to Betty Bradley and Ignatius 
Anderson's wife for a total of 28/6/2. Paid in corn wheat, and pork and a 
credit of 10/11/8 from H. In 1784 bought spoon molds, steel forks, piece 
goods, and accessories, 3 pair......And that is the end of what was copied 
by John Jacob, for that account.

HASTINGS, Nehemiah (1 Apr 1775 to 4 Jan 1777)
Bought silk handkerchiefs, a snuff box and sleeve buttons for 1/1/2 in 1775. 
Paid in cash in 1777. Moses CALLAWAY was security for the account.

HASTINGS, Nelley (18 Feb 1776) Delivered a
handkerchief to Elijah HASTINGS.

HASTINGS, Robert (1776 to 1769)
Carried a bill of 0/1/6 for indigo from C. Not paid. Indigo delivered by 
Solomon MELVIN.

HASTINGS, William (Feb 1768) Delivered corn in 1768 for George SMITH, Jr. 
and Moses GORDY Jr. Son mentioned.

HASTINGS, William (Son of John) (10 Dec 1785 to 7 Mar 1786)
Delivered rum, brandy, and molasses to his father.
*Robert HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Jos., Robert, Solomon, William HASTING, 
John HASTIN.

HATH, James (Brother of Susanna) (3 April 1767 to 1770)
Security for sister Susanna's account of 0/15/5 Charged against his acct. in 
Ledger F.

HATH, Susanna (Miss) (3 Apr 1767 to 1770)
Bought white linen & lawn for 0/15/5. No payment, charged to James Hath's 
acct. in F.
*Rob. Handy-Book Debts Desperate: Smith, William, Jacob HATH. (Also see 
HEATH)

HAY, John (20 Mar 1767) Got credit of 0/3/0 on account of Hieron REDDISH.

HAYMAN, Ann (21 Mar 1775 to 15 May 1787)
Bought a woman's silk bonnet for 1/2/6 in 1775. Judgement for the amount 
obtained in 1787.

HAYMAN, Charles, Jr. (13 Jun 1767 to 24 May 1768)
Bought a tin funnel and a reap hook for 0/3/6 in 1767. Paid 0/0/1 1/2 in 
cash and the rest in beeswax in 1768.

HAYMAN, Charles Sr. (1765 to 2 Jan 1777)
Carried 2/8/9 debt from C. Bought linen, a bottle of oil and a pipe in 1767 
for a total of 2/19/6. Paid in corn and cash in 1768. Brought balance from H 
of 0/2/0. Bought molasses and cordage to make 0/19/8. Paid in cash by Cannon 
LANK in 1777.

HAYMAN, Isaac Jr. (Carpenter, 5 Feb 1767 to 1787)
Bought a stock lock, stock tape, a paper trunk, a girth, an iron pot, 
molasses and ferriting. Also gave credit to *Nicholas HAYMAN for a total of 
1/16/8. Paid 0/3/0 in corn and gave a note for the balance in 1769. Carried 
1/10/4 from Ledger H. No payment in I.
*(He is listed with Sarah Dikes in an Obligation to provide inventory when 
her husband Daniel Dikes died.)

HAYMAN, Isaac Sr. (1 Jun 1768 to 19 Apr 1775) Paid 0/3/0 for Nicholas HAYMAN 
in 1768 & delivered Molasses to Levin HOBBS in 1775.

HAYMAN, James, Jr. (11 Apr 1767 to 1769)
Bought linen handkerchief for 0/2/8 in ? and borrowed 0/5/0 in 1767. Carried 
this balance to Ledger E.

HAYMAN, Nicholas (16 Jan 1767 to 18 Jan 1776)
Bought rum, knives and forks and sheathing linen in 1767 for 1/0/0. Paid in 
corn, in cash paid by Sarah HAYMAN and credit on Isaac HAYMAN. In 1775. In 
1775 purchased trace ropes, a blank book, an iron skillet and rum for 0/9/0. 
Paid with corn in 1776.

HAYMAN, Sarah (Jun 1768) ]
Got 0/13/9 credit on Christopher PIPER's account and paid 0/3/0 for Nicholas 
HAYMAN.
*See Hammon for list of Hayman names in list of debts due to the estate of 
Rb. Handy.

HAYNIE, James (14 Mar 1767 to 17 Apr 1776)
Bought pipes, buttons, a small tin pan and oznaburg and gave credit to John 
ANDERSON for a total of 0/16/1. Paid in cord and cash in 1768. In 1775 
bought items for James ELKINS and a clasp knife for himself for 0/5/5. Paid 
in cash in 1776.

HAYNIE, Judah (Widow) (15 Apr 1775 to 16 Feb 1787)
Bought nutmegs in 1775 for 0/3/0 which were paid for by her son Samuel in 
1776. Bought a pound of coffee and an ounce of indigo in 1787 for 0/3/6. 
Paid for with a turkey hen.

HAYNIE, Samuel (28 Mar 1767 to 25 Nov 1776)
Bought trace ropes, cordage, a girth and a bottle of oil for 0/8/5 in 1767. 
Partly paid with corn from Nehemiah HITCH with 0/3/5 carried to Ledger E.

HAYWARD, Allen (27 May 1765 - 1787) Balance from C and accrued interest 
0/15/3. Delivered 2 bu corn on account in 1769, and carried 0/10/9 to Ledger 
F. Carried 1/6/5 from H. No payment.

HAYWARD, David (1765 to 21 Dec 1787)
Carried 0/14/3 from Ledger C. Bought a snuff box, snuff, pen knife, linen, 
rum and handkerchiefs for a total of 2/4/10. Entire amount carried to E. 
Bought snuff in 1775 and sundries in 1776 for a total of 0/18/6. Judgment 
for 1/2/9 rendered in 1787.

HAYWARD, Elias (1765 to 18 Mar 1771) Balance from Ledger C 0/7/5. Purchased 
hair and knapped cloth and got paid 1/10/0 for making a pasture. Total 
account of 3/9/6. Note taken in 1771.

HAYWARD, Gillis (1775 to 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 1/0/0. No payment in I.

HAYWARD, John (1765 to 1787)
Balance from C 12/9/3-1/2. Bought wire, pipes, lace and molasses for a total 
of 12/18/0. Give a note in 1768. Gave credit in 1769 to Joshua OWENS of 
1/2/0 charged to HAYWARD'S account in F. Carried 0/14/4 from Ledger H and 
bought cinnamon and a pair of shoes in 1775 for 0/7/4. Paid in 1775 by 
mending an old wheel and bottoming 3 old chairs.

HAYWARD, Mary (11 May 1786 to 11 Feb 1788)
Bought sundries for 0/12/10 in 1786. Paid cash in 1787 and 1788.

HAYWARD, Samuel (11 Mar 1775 to 26 Jan 1778)
Bought rum, indigo, and wife got 1-1/2 yds ribbon in 1775 for 0/5/6. Paid 
0/6/6 for a one shilling credit in 1778.
*Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: George HAYWARD

HAZZARD, Elihu, (22 Aug 1786 to 25 Jul 1787)
Bought sundries for 1/5/0. Paid cash of 1/1/0 later in 1786 and gave note 
for 0/4/0 in 1787

HEARN, Benjamin (17 Jan 1775 to 1787)
Bought 2 large cart boxes and a spring lock in 1775 and a curry comb 
delivered his son in 1776 for 0/8/9. No payment in Ledger I.

HEARN, Betty, Jr. (Miss) (Daughter of Isaac) (1765 to 1 Dec 1770)
Balance from Ledger C 0/6/4 1/2, purchased 1 oz snuff for a total of 0/7//1 
1/2 in 1767. In 1770 she received credit by Revel WHARTON of 0/6/4 and paid 
10 pence in cash.

HEARN, Ebenezer (11 Jul 1767 to 1769)
Bought Russell's Seven Sermons for 0/2/6 which was carried to Ledger E.

HEARN, Elijah Jr. (1775 to 1788)
Balance from Ledger H 0/12/9, note taken in 1788 for that amount.

HEARN, Elijah Sr. (24 Feb 1770)
Son delivered 6 bu corn for credit on Thomas MELIN's account of 0/15/0.

HEARN, Elisha (Saddler) (6 Apr 1765 to 1769)
Carried 2/11/0 from Ledger C. No payment in Ledger D.

HEARN, Elizabeth (widow of Isaac) (30 Apr 1766 to 1769)
Balance from C 0/167. No payment in Ledger D.

HEARN, Isaac (Died before 1766)
Husband and father of Elizabeth HEARN.

HEARN, John (22 May 1786 to 25 OCT 1786)
Bought sundries for 1/4/11-1/2 in May. Paid by hauling 183 feet of plank in 
October for 1/16/7 for a credit of 0/11/7 1/2. Account was joint with Samuel 
Downey.

HEARN, Jonathan (son of Samuel) (1765 to 1787)
Carried 2/3/7 from Ledger C. Bought piece goods, buttons, indigo, trace 
ropes, snuff box and snuff for 6/19/6 in 1767. Paid 3/3/0 in corn and cash 
in 1768 bought sundries for 0/19/0 and paid 0/14/4-1/2 same day with the 
rest in cash later.

HEARNE, Samuel Jr. (10 Aug 1781 - 9 Sep 1787)
Bought piece goods, thread, ribbon & buttons; a stock buckle, tin pans, a 
frying pan, indigo and ginger in 1781 and 1784 for a total of 3/2/1. In 1787 
his wife paid William NELMS 0/3/9 in cash and he gave a note for 2/18/4.

HEARN, Samuel, Sr. (1765 - 21 Oct 1786)
Carried 1/0/6 from Ledger C. Bought buttons, candle holders, molasses, 
allspice and ginger for 2/19/10. Paid partly in corn through deliveries by 
Daniel ELLIOTT and John DISHAROON and HEARN. Carried 1/2/4 to Ledger E. 
Bought 2 women's silk bonnets, piece goods, buttons and rum in 1775 for 
8/2/11. Paid 9/0/0 in cash in 1776 and 1777. Identified as father of 
Jonathan in 1789.

HEARN, Thomas (1765 - 1769)
Balance from C 0/1/4 unpaid in D.
*Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Elisha, Samuel, Jonathon, Elijah, John, 
Elisabeth, Ebin HEARN

HEATH, Jacob (1765 - 1770)
Carried 0/12/9 from C, bought 2 yds white linen for a total of 0/19/3. 
Jarman ? delivered 1200 shingles for 0/18/0 on his account in 1768 and 
balance of 0/1/3 was carried to Ledger F.

HEATH, James (1775 - 1787)
Carried 0/11/6 from H. No payment in I.

HEATH, Smith (15 Jan 1767 to 3 Jan 1777)
Bought scissors linen, handkerchief and pipes in 1767 for a total of 0/4/6. 
Paid with 4-1/2 lbs of beeswax in 1768 for a credit of 0/1/2 carried to E. 
Brought balance from H of 2/8/1 and bought 1 gal of rum for a total of 
2/14/1. He paid partly in pork in 1776 and the balance in cash in 1777.

HEATH, William (1775)
Carried balance from H of 0/1/3 & bought 1-1/2 gals of rum for a total of 
1/10/10 & gave credit to Rachel ? . Bill unpaid in Ledger I.
*Rob. Handy-Book Debts Desperate: Smith, Jacob, William HATH.

HENRY, George (1774 - 24 Dec 1777)
Balance from H 0/19/9. Bought piece goods, clasp knife, thread,
and buttons for a total of 3/12/6. Paid in cash in 1777.

HENRY, John (1765 to 23 Feb 1771)
Ledger C Balance plus interest 0/16/10. Bought rum, tacks and spectacles for 
a total of 0/19/7 in 1767 and 1768. Paid in cash in 1771.
List of Debts owed to Robert Handy Estate: Sarah HENREY

HERILSTON, R. Esq. (28 Sep 1787)
Probably a ____?____. Barbara ADKINS made affidavit before him she had paid 
her account with NELMS in full.

HILL, Charles (9 Apr 1764 - 1769)
Husband of Mary. No payment on her account in Ledger D.

HILL, Frederick (10 Apr 1775 to 6 Jun 1787)
In 1775 and 1785 purchases included white and brown linen, teaspoons, 
molasses, shoe buckles, everlasting, tobacco, silk thread, a gun, an iron 
mortar and pastel, a mug, ready made shirt and breeches, and serge for a 
total of 13/18/0. Gave a note for it in 1787.

HILL, James (Shoemaker) (1771 to 5 Oct 1786)
Rented a house from NELMS in 1774 for 5/0/0 per year. In 1780 the rent had 
doubled. In 1784 and 1785 he bought 2 whetstone, 2 shock knives, all blades, 
tacks, taobacco and a variety of piece goods and buttons, 50 bu of corn for 
year 1785. Nelms paid for materials for HILL to make a saddle in 1781 and 
when HILL sold it and kept the money NELMS charged him with the sale price 
too. Total account 50/19/8. He got credit of 1/2/6 for a gun and pair of 
women's shoes in 1774. In 1782 for a hog weight, for making shoes in 1781 
and 1782 and for making and repairing shoes in 1783, 1784, and 1785. For 
James DURHAM and Charles RIDER working to make 21 pairs of shoes for NELMS. 
Total credits 20/11/5. Gave note in 1786 for 30/8/3. DURHAM and RIDER were 
journeyman shoemakers working for HILL.

HILL, Jonathan (28 Mar 1767 to 20 Feb 1768)
Bought a bunch of cordage in 1767. Paid with a bu. Of corn delivered by 
Joseph ELLIS Jr. in 1768.

HILL, Mary (wife of Charles) (9 Apr 1764 to 1769)
Balance from Ledger C 1/3/6. No payment in D.

HILLMAN, Ezekiel (11 Feb 1767 to 1768)
Bought large paper of stick of hair, pipes, rum and molasses for 0/10/0. 
Paid in cash in cash in 1768.

HILLMAN, John (14 Mar 1767 to 9 Feb 1768)
Purchases included sheathing linen, handkerchief, needles, pipes, molasses, 
oil and a frying pan for 1/12/2. Paid in corn in 1768.

HILLMAN, Joshua (1775 to 26 Nov 1787)
Balance from Ledger H 0/9/10. Bought linen, hank of silk thread, vest 
buttons, knee garters, & an almanac in 1775 for 2/8/3. Paid with 155 lbs 
pork in 1776 & balance in cash in 1778. Bought coat and vest buttons in 1779 
for /3/9 & gave note for this amount in 1787.

HILLMAN, Sarah (Widow) (19 Nov 1767 to 26 Jan 1768)
Bought train oil and 3 yds of linen for 0/7/6. Paid with 3 bu corn delivered 
by William STEPHENS and 0/1/6 in cash.

HILLMAN, 
William (7 Dec 1775 to 13 Dec 1784) Bought a pair of milled stockings on account of Walter ______ in 1775 and made a delivery to George SMITH of Andrew in 1784. *Rob. HANDY-Desperate Debts Due: Ezekiel HILLMAN HITCH, Ann (Widow) (25 Apr 1767 - 28 May 1768) Bought one trace rope for 0/1/3. Paid in cash in 1768. HITCH, Benjamin (9 Jan 1767 to 7 Feb 1776) Bought shoe buckles, pair garters and tacks for 0/9/0. George DISHAROON delivered 4 bu of corn for a credit of 0/8/0 in 1768 and 0/1/0 was carried to Ledger E. In 1775 he bought a gallon of molasses and paid in cash in 1776. HITCH, Ebey (29 May 1767) Made a delivery to Alexander MADDOX. HITCH, Elias (23 Mar 1786 to 23 Jun 1787) Purchased a felt hat, white linen and osnaburg for 1/6/0. Note taken for this amount in 1787. HITCH, Elijah (24 Jun 1775 to 13 Jun 1779) Bought balance of 0/14/8 from H. Purchased a brooch and broadcloth to run the balance to 2/4/11. Paid in cash in 1779. Delivered 1 bu of peas in 1776 for credit of 0/4/0 on account of Lowday HITCH. HITCH, James (26 Jul 1766 to 5 Jan 1769) Balance from Ledger C and interest 1/0/11. Paid in cash in 1769. HITCH, John (1765 to 1768) Ledger C balance 0/19/6 charged white linen, thread, spelling books, rum, molasses and felt hat for a total of 3/12/1-1/2. His widow delivered 24-1/4 bu of corn for a credit of 2/10/6 in 1768 and carried 1/1/7-1/2 to E. Died between 11 Jul 1767 and early 1768. HITCH, Joseph (9 Jan 1767 to 23 May 1768) Balance from Ledger C plus interest 4/2/4. Bought rum, a chest lock, pins and ribbon for a total of 4/14/2. Paid 2/7/6 in cash and corn in 1768 and carried 2/6/8 to Ledger E. HITCH, Joshua Jr. (1765 to 5 Feb 1776) Carried 1/0/9 from Ledger C, bought a silk handkerchief for a total bill of 1/1/9. Paid 0/4/0 in cash in 1768 and left a balance of 0/17/9 for Ledger E. In 1775 purchased indigo, trace ropes, compasses, an iron tea kettle, buttons, yarn, gloves, and needles for 1/10/9. Paid in cash in 1776. HITCH, Joshua Sr. (18 Jul 1767 to 10 Jul 1768) Purchased 16 large pins for 0/0/8 in 1767 paid in Mar 1868. Delivered 2 bu corn for 0/4/0 for account of Thomas STANFORD and 1000 Cypress shingles for Henry WHITE in 1768. HITCH, Lear (Miss) (25 Jul 1767 to 12 Mar 1768) Bought one yard ribbon for 0/1/6 with sister Eve HARRIS as security. Cash paid in full by William LANK in 1768. HITCH, Letty (16 Dec 1775) Got credit on account of Moses DRISKELL, Sr. of 0/6/0. HITCH, Lowday (13 Jan 1775 to 20 Dec 1777 Balance from H plus interest equalled 1/8/1. Bought 9 yds of duck and 1 lb of brimstone for a total of 2/11/7. Elijah HITCH delivered a bushel of peas for credit in 1776. Balance paid in cash in 1777. HITCH, Nehemiah (1765 to 25 Mar 1769) Carried 3/8/9 from Ledger C and bought shalloon, thread, linen, buttons, rum & 4 sheets of paper for a total of 4/16/8. Delivered corn in 1768 for credit of 1/3/0 & carried 3/13/8 to Ledger E. HITCH, Rachel, Sr. (Mrs. 1767) (Widow 1787) Bought oil, delivered by William BELL for 0/3/0. Paid in corn delivered by her negro, Jack, & by Stephen LANK. In 1775 bought stamped cotton, thread, shoe buckles, ribbon, lawn, apron tape and filliting tape for 1/4/11-1/2. No payment in I Husband died between 1768 & 1775. HITCH, Robert (Capt in 1776) (24 Jan 1767 to 17 Feb 1777) Bought a chest lock, needles and drum in 1767. Brought balance of 11/11/2 from H in 1775 and charged linen, stamped cotton, trace ropes, cordage, thread and spring locks for a total of 8/1/3. Paid 8/3/1 in cash in 1775 and 12/15/0 in 1777. HITCH, Thomas (1775 to 1787) Carried 2/12/7 from H. Gave a note for that amount in 1787. *Rob. HANDY-Desperate Debts Due: Benjamin, John HITCH. Book Debts Desperate: John, William, Joshua, Jr. Elget, Benjamin, Joseph, Robert, Joshua, John, Nehemiah, Robert HITCH. HITCHESON, John (22 Apr 1767) Delivered a gallon of rum to Thomas HUMPHREYS, Jr. HOBBS, George (1765 to 22 Jun 1768) Balance from Ledger C 0/11/4. Bought stamped cotton and sewing silk for a total of 2/9/4. Gave a note for balance in 1768. HOBBS, John (Undertaker (Builder) of the Meeting House) (1765 to 4 Jul 1771) Carried cost of pot of rum from C. Purchased pencils, gumlets, joiners tools, glue, pot and British oil for 3/9/7. No payment in D. Had an apprentice named John HOLDER in 1771 HOBBS, Levin (1765 to 12 March 1779) Balance from wife's account in Ledger C 0/10/7. Bought broadcloth, sewing silk, buttons, linen, ferriting, and rum for a total of 2/8/0 in 1767 paid 0/7/6 in cash in 1768 and gave note for 2/0/6. In 1770 paid 0/7/2 on account of Isaac CROUCH. In 1775 gave credits to Ellizabeth BREWINGTON for 0/13/6 and Hannah BREWINGTON for 1/10/5-1/2. Bought molasses, linen, a chalk line and reel, pair of silk neck bands, buttons, and a plank of silk, In 1776 bought gumlets and salt and got cash from Nelms to pay ? ANDERSON 4/5/2 and John BIRD 1/6/3. In 1779 he got 233 feet of plank. Cash paid 11/10/0 which paid for everything except the plank. HOBBS, Marcellus (24 Nov 1775 to 4 Mar 1776) Bought a stock lock, 2 lbs coffee and gave 1/10/0 credit to Sarah WRIGHT for a total of 1/17/5. Paid with 2-1/8 bu corn paid by Charles HARRIS, 6 pork barrels and cash from Levin HOBBS. HOBBS, William (1765 to 22 Jun 1768) Balance from Ledger C 0/11/4 plus 0/1/0 for paper of pens. Bought stamped cotton and sewing silk for a total of 2/9/4. Gave note for this amount in 1768. *Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: George, John, Priscilla, John Hobbs, HOGESKINE, John (6 Feb 1784 to 1787) Bought sundries as per day book for 7/1/10-1/2. Paid in part with 8 small fish for 0/2/8 and 7 bu oysters for 0/7/0. No payment of balance of 6/12/2-1/2. HOGESKINE, Joshiah (9 Apr 1785 to 1785) Sundries as per day book for 23/1/8-1/4. No payment in Ledger I. HOGGINS, Robert (25 Feb 1786 - 1788) Bought Sundries for 3/1/3. No payment in Ledger I. HOLDER, John (4 Jul 1771) Shown as apprentice to John HOBBS, butcher. HOLLAND, William (1775 to 7 July 1787) Balance from Ledger H 8/5/8-1/2. Paid in part in 1787 with 4 gals of cider for 0/7/6. Gave note for 7/18/2-1/2. HOLLOWAY, Joshua (10 Mar 1767 to 15 Apr 1775) Bought a bridle, a hammer and a silk handkerchief in 1767 for 0/18/3. Carried the amount to Ledger E. In 1775 bought cordage and felt hat and gave credit to Racherl BETHARD for a total of 0/11/6. Had a credit on Ledger H of 1/10/8-1/2 leaving a credit in I of 0/19/2-1/2. *Rob. Handy-Book Debts Desperate: Joshua HOLLOWAY HOPKINS, James (Islands) (1775 to 1787) Balance carried from H 1/8/7. No payment in I. HOPKINS, John (Dam Quarter) 1775 to 1787) Brought debt from Ledger H of 2/17/9. No payment in I. HOPKINS, Robert (3 Feb 1776) Got credit on Hezekiah CAREY of 0/7/6. HOPKINS, Stephen (Mouth Nanticoke) (4 Sept 1767 to 16 Mar 1773) Bought fish hooks, a gun lock and 6 laces for 0/8/10. Paid cash in full in 1773. HOPKINS, William (1768 to 23 Mar 1776) Paid on account of Robert PARSONS 0/2/0 in 1768 part in gun flints and part cash. Made delivery to Elijah VENSON in 1776. *Rob HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: John HOPKINS HORNER, Mary Ann (Mulatto) (14 Apr 1763 - 1769) Balance from Ledger C 1/15/1. No payment in D HORSEY, Phillip (29 Aug 1786 to 28 Jul 1787) Bought sundries amounting to 0/11/7 in 1786. Paid 0/8/4 in cash same day and the balance in 1787. HORSEY, Stephen (1775 to 8 Aug 1787) Carried 1/13/5-1/2 from Ledger H. Bought oznaburg, allblades, 3 pagging alls, rum, cordage, trace ropes for a total of 3/2/10-1/2. Gave note in 1787. HUMPHREYS, Ezekiel (1765 - 10 Jun 1769) Balance of 1/5/0 from Ledger C. Bought buttons, stick of hair, shalloon, Psalm book, linen for 2/2/1 total. Got a credit from 0/12/10 from Nathan CULVER, delivery of corn from Nehemiah HITCH & paid the balance in cash in 1768 & 1769. HUMPHREYS, Joshua (Son of Ezekiel) (1765 - 1785) Carried 0/2/8 balance from C. Purchased gun flints, train oil, cordial, chest hinges, gun lock, neeedles and buttons totalling 0/19/2. Paid in corn in 1768. Brought 1/4/5 from Ledger H and charged trace ropes, rum, spring lock, and gumlets in 1775 for 1/17/6. Paid in cash in 1776. In 1785 bought 2/10/2 worth of sundries, paid 0/16/8 in cash ten days later and gave a note for 1/15/6. HUMPHREYS, Thomas, Jr. (5 Feb 1767 to 1787) In 1767 bought a felt hat, rum, and oil for 0/19/9. Carried this to Ledger E. Made no purchases in I but carried a credit balance of 0/6/6 from H. HUMPHREYS, Thomas Sr. (2 Feb 1768 to 1769) Purchases included handkerchiefs, shoe buckles and rum for 0/9/10. Edmund Northern NELMS paid 0/6/2 on the account. Credited with 0/2/6 for court warrant against Isaac COVINGTON for land rents & carried 0/1/1 to E. *Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Joshua HUMPHRIS HUNT, William (Runaway) (1765 to 1769) Carried 1/4/0 from C. No payment in D. HUSTON, Dr. James (25 Aug 1767) Paid cash on account of Elijah EGGER. *Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: James, John HOUSTON H SURNAMES FOUND IN ROBERT HANDY'S DEBT BOOKS AND NOT IN NELMS ACCOUNTS: Sarah HARPER, Joseph HARDY, John, Allen, & David HOWARD, Ezekiel HOLMAN, Step HAROY (HARDY?). INGERSOLL, Samuel (21 Jan 1767 - 29 Aug 1778) Bought cloth, combs, garters, ginger, molasses, junk for --?-- , worsted cap and a barrel of tar for 1/6/8-1/2 in 1767. Paid in 1768 with 4-1/2 dats work for 1/2/0. Cash of 0/3/0 for "sorching the slupe." and carried 0/1/8-1/2 to E. In 1775 bought nutmegs, cinnamon, reap hook, garters, clasp knife, handkerchief, buttons, an iron spoon and a case of knives and forks for 1/13/8. Paid in 1775 120 feet of one inch plank for 0/6/0. In 1778 paid the balance in cash. *Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Samuel INGERSOL ] IRVING, Thomas (30 Mar 1767 to 31 Aug 1768) Bought in 1767 and 1768 sewing silk, buttons, stick of hair, a wig, linen, silk cap, handkerchief, myrtle wax, tallow and indigo for 2/12/7-1/2. He returned the silk cap and paid the balance in cash. *Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: John IRVING ISSEABLE, Robert (Capt. Winder's Joiner) (1775 to 1787) Balance from Ledger H 5/0/6. No payment in I. JACKSON, Hannah (29 May 1767) Got credit of 0/7/6 on acount of Joshua MADDOX. JACKSON, Jonathan (Son of Samuel) (11 Mar. 1786 - 21 Mar 1787) Balance from day book1/6/4 bought a silk handkershief and Welsh cotton for a total of 3/0/10. Paid in full with corn in 1787. JACKSON, Joseph (1765 - 1769) >From Ledger C - Balance in a book 0/0/7. Paid JACKSON, Mary (Miss) (20 Dec 1766 - 17 Mar 1769) Balance from Ledger C plus interest 0/6/1.Paid in corn in 1769. JACKSON, Samuel (11 Mar 1786) Shown as father of Jonathan. JACOBS, Samuel (16 Jul 1763) Balance carried from Ledger C 2/7/8. Unpaid in D. JAMES, Comfort (Widow in Ledger I) (20 Apr 1767 to 6 Jan 1786) Bought a yard of ribbon for 0/1/6 in 1767 and paid in 1768 with 1-1/2 lbs. Of myrtle wax. Paid 0/4/0 on account of Elizabeth LINGO in 1768 and 0/4/6 on account of George LOWE, Jr. in 1769. Carried balance of 3/4/11 from Ledger H and bought lawn cloth in 1776 for 0/13/0. On 6 Jan 1786 she bought sundries for 2/4/8. In 1776 she paid 3/10/0 with a cow and calf and the balance of 0/2/3 in cash. In 1779 paid with bu flax seed and 0/11/0 in cash. Settled her bill on the day of purchase in 1786 with 11-1/2 bu of corn, 2 doz. eggs, 2 chickens and cash of 0/13/9. JAMES, Dr. Ezekiel (7 Feb 1767 to 1769) Bought needles, ribbon, and 2 neck stocks in 1767 for 0/7/4. Carried this balance to Ledger E. JAMES, Dr. George (1775 to 27 Jun 1776) Balance from Ledger H 0/19/10. Bought shalloon, stays, buckram, thread, and cotton carders in 1775. Pen knives, cordage and needles in 1776 for a total of 2/13/11. Paid with a lamb in 1775 and cash in 1776. JAMES, John (29 Jul 1763 to 1770) Balance from Ledger C and interest 1/17/11 Carried to Ledger F the full amount. JANNAR, John (25 Oct 1777) Paid 1/2/6 on account of Ann GOSLEE. JENKINS, David (1765 - 1770) Due from Ledger C 2/19/2. Bought molasses for a total, including interest, of 3/4/9. Paid 0/9/2 in corn in 1768 and carried 3/4/9 to F. JENKINS, Eleanor (1775 - 1787) Balance from Ledger H 0/7/6. No payment in I. JENKINS, Jarvis (1765 - March 1769) Balance due from C 2/3/1. Bought molasses, total due including interest, 2/10/7. Paid in cash in 1769. JENKINS, John (1765 - 11 Jun 1768) Carried from C 2/17/7. Bought molasses for a total with interest of 3/5/1. Paid cash in 1769 0/18/9 and carried 2/6/4 to Ledger E. JENKINS, Jonathan (23 Dec 1766 to 6 Dec 1777) Balance from Ledger C plus interest 0/12/8. Borrowed 0/1/3-1/2 for a total of 0/13/0. Paid with 65 lbs of pork in 1769. Carried 0/15/8 from H. Bought 2 primers and 2 pairs of Dutch blankets in 1775*, for 2/12/8. Paid 2/12/6 in cash in 1777. (*Note from John Jacob: "Twins?") JENKINS, Joseph (28 Feb 1767 - 11 Aug 1787) Bought handerchiefs and molasses in 1767 for 0/11/10. In 1768 Thomas DISHAROON and Daniel GOSLEE delivered corn for credit on his account. JENKINS delivered myrthle wax and tallow and paid cash for the balance. He carried 0/5/0 from Ledger H and paid it in cash in 1787. *Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Jirvis JINKINS, David JINKINS, Jonathon JINKINS. JOHNSON, Affradozia (23 Jan 1768) Delivered 4 bu corn for credit to Purnell JOHNSON Sr.'s account in 1768. JOHNSON, Benjamin (23 Feb 1767 to 2 Nov 1776) Bought thread, linen, durant, rum, shoe buckles, and a handkerchief for 2/7/6 in 1767 Paid in corn in 1768. Bought rum, thread, molasses, an ivory comb, blue vertriol, and indigo in 1775. Gave credit to Solmon TAYLOR for 0/10/0 and carried 1/2/6 from H for a total of 3/8/0. Delivered 8 yds of country cloth for a credit of 1/12/0 and paid the balance in cash in 1776. Mentions sister Joanna JOHNSON, JOHNSON, Joanna (23 Feb 1767) Sister of Banjamin JOHNSON and single in 1767. JOHNSON, Purnell Sr. (3 Jan 1767 to 23 Jan 1768) Bought thread, sewing silk, shalloon, sheathing, buckram, and British oil for 0/18/7. In 1768 Affradozia JOHNSON delivered 4 bu of corn for credit of 0/8/0 and 0/10/7 was carried to Ledger E. JOHNSON, Purnell Capt. (10 Jul 1767 to 24 Mar 1770) Bought a watch chain and seal and vest buttons and 2 ____ harps in 1767 for 0/5/7. Paid in cash in 1770. Made delivery to William WILLIAMS in 1767. JOHNSON, Sarah (Mrs.) [Daughter of Hieron REDDISH] (24 Feb 1767 to 29 Feb 1768) Bought a gown in 1767, paid part in cash with balance 0/11/11, balance paid by her father in 1768 by credit on his account. *Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Ebenezer JOHNSON, Benjamin JOHNSON, ------- JOHNSON, Purnal JOHNSON. JONES, Eby (1765 - 1769) Balance due from C 0/1/9. No payment in Ledger D. JONES, Elisha (4 Jun 1781 - 29 Sep 1787) Bought a handsaw to be paid with 5 bu corn, 10 bu corn to be paid for hire of Nelms' negro Peter and 1 yd linen to be paid for 1 gal cider and 3 gals brandy, total including interest 4/9/2. Note taken in 1787. JONES, Ezekial (14 Jan 1763 - 1768) Balance from Ledger C 0/9/10 plus 4 years interest due. Got credit on Joseph Scogen Sr. for 0/7/4 against judgement and execution on it. JONES, Isaac (6 Feb 1767 - 14 Dec 1771) Bought an almanac in 1767 for 0/0/10, paid in cash in 1771. JONES, James (Ship Carpenter) 4 Apr 1767 to 13 Oct 1769) Delivered a gal of molasses to Samuel HEARN in 1767. Purchased mens stockings, coat button, linen, gumlets, irons, and a frying pan for 1/10/0. Paid in cash in 1769. JONES, James Jr. (Son of James) (28 Feb 1765 to 1768) Bought an almanac & a clasp knife for 1/10/0 in 1767. Credit by an almanac & knife charged in folder W, 1/10/0. Duplication Balance from C 1/2/5, almanac & clasp knife charged again. No payment in D. JONES, James McMurray (19 May 1766 to 1769) Balance from C 0/2/11. Paid JONES, John (Hatter) (1775 to 1787) Balance from Ledger H 0/17/5. No payment in I. JONES, Mary (Miss) (5 Mar 1765 to 1769) Carried from Ledger C 1/3/0. Unpaid in D. JONES, Nathan (17 Apr 1767) Delivered rum to Daniel PRITCHARD. JONES, William (1765 - 1769) Balance from Ledger C 0/14/0. Unpaid in Ledger D. Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Thomas JONES, James JONES. J SURNAMES FOUND IN ROBERT HANDY DEBT BOOKS AND NOT IN NELMS ACCOUNTS: Joab, & William JARMAN KELLAM, William (10 Aug 1784 - 10 Oct 1785) Nelms loaned him $10.00, charged 3/15/0 or $1.00 equalled 0/7/6. Paid 0/0/15 in cash in 1785. KELLEY, Henry (12 Sep 1765 to 1769) Balance from C 0/8/5. No payment in Ledger D. KELLY, James (1775 to 1787) Due from Ledger H 0/5/9. Unpaid in I. Balance due including 8 yrs. Interest 0/3/6. No payment in D. KENNEDY, Bart (4 Sept 1787) James BREWINGTON acknowledged before KENNEDY that BREWINGTON's balance on NELMS' books was correct. KENNELEY, Thomas (20 Apr 1767 to 26 Jan 1768) Bought a half pint of cordial and a bridle in 1767 for 0/6/6. Paid for in 1768 by corn delivered by George RALPH. KENNEY, Elijah (1784 to 17 Aug 1787) Hired negro woman, Flora from NELMS in 1784 and Tamor in 1786 and bought 1 bu corn. Total 8/5/0. NELMS got judgment in 1787 for 3/19/6 after getting credit for an overcharge of 4/5/6. KENNEY, Isaac (20 Apr 1767 to 13 Feb 1768) Purchased a bunch of cordage for 0/2/0 and paid with a bushel of corn in 1768. KENNEY, William (28 Mar 1767 to 30 Jan 1768) Bought one bunch of cordage in 1767 for 0/2/0 and paid in corn in 1768. *Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Joshua KINNEY KING, Ephraim (18 Apr 1786 to 1787 Sundries as per day book for 1/5/2. No payment in I. KING, George (17 Apr 1776) Delivered 312 feet of plank for credit on account of John WILLIAMS. KING, James (Carpenter) (1765 to 7 Mar 1769) Feom Ledger C including interest 0/11/2. Bought piecegoods, buttons, sewing silk and thread, chalk and rum for a total of 10/18/2 in 1767 and 1768. Paid in part by work on a chest and by making 8 sash lights. Gave a note for 10/0/0 in 1768 and paid 0/11/2 in cash in 1769. KING, Joshua (1765 to 24 Feb 1769) Balance from Ledger C 0/3/6. Charged a primer, piecegoods, thread, rum, buttons, shoe buckles, handkerchiefs for a total of 2/1/4. Paid all but 0/0/4 in corn which was carried to E. KING, Mitchell (1775 to 1787) Balance from H 4/3/10. No payment in Ledger I. KING, Nehemiah (13 Aug 1763 to 1769) Carried from C 1/13/9-1/2. No charges No payments in D. On 25 Feb 1764, Major Benjamin HANDY was charged by NELMS 1/12/10 for "cash paid you by Robert KING for Nehemiah KING" but nothing was credited to Nehemiah. KING, Purnell (1775 to 1787) Balance from Ledger H 0/4/6. No payment in I. KING, Robert (25 Feb 1764 to 13 Feb 1768) Robert paid Major Benjamin HANDY 1/12/0 for Nehemiah KING, never credited to Nehemiah. Bought rum, handkerchief, almanac, glass and horn bottles, a gun, lock and linen. Gave credit of 0/16/3 to Jeremiah MORRIS for a total due of 2/13/8 in 1767 and 1768. Partly paid in peas and corn with a balance of 0/9/11 carried to Ledger E. KING, Southey (23 Aug 1766 to 1787) Balance from C plus interest 0/7/6. Paid 1766 balance in cash in 1770. Charged 0/13/6 in Ledger H. No payment in H or I. *Rob. HANDY-Book Debts Desperate: Robert KING, Joshua KING. KNIGHT, Nehemiah (28 Feb 1764 to 1769) Due from Ledger C 2/9/10. No payment in D. K SURNAMES FOUND IN ROBERT HANDY'S DEBT BOOKS AND NOT IN NELMS ACCOUNTS: William KIBBLE, Jr., George KIBLE, William KERSY, John KERSEY, Daniel KINNEKIN, Joshua KINNEY.

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John Nelms Store Accounts of Salisbury
Jacob, John E., Jr.
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