Transcribed From the Original Store Ledgers by John E. Jacob
This page includes surnames beginning with the letters W through Y.
(W) **The Robert HANDY Book Debts Desperate were not copied by Laurie for the W's or Y's. WAILES, Benjamin (Son of John) (21 Jun 1776 - 17 Nov 1778) Paid 1/0/3 in cash on account of Catharine TALBART. Made pick up for father, John WAILES in 1776. WAILES, Levin (3 Jul 1787) Gave note for 2/4/5 to Nelms to pay the account of Charles TARR. WAILES, John (20 Mar 1767) Purchased buttons, broadcloth, linen, shalloon, stick of hair, sewing silk and a brass ink stand for 2/3/1. Paid in 1768 with cash and corn. In 1775, he bought trace ropes, cordage, crooked comb, velvet, linen. In 1776 he bought coffee, spring locks, clasp knives, fish hooks, knitting needles, "coas", paper and 12 yards of queen's stuff for a total of 6/16/6. Paid the 1775 bill in cash in 1777. Mentions son, Benjamin and daughter, Nancy. WAILES, Nancy (7 Apr 1775) Picked up a crooked comb. WAINWRIGHT, Evans (18 Jan 1766 - 4 Jul 1774) Carried 1/6/5 from Ledger C and bought 1 qt rum in 1774. Charged 0/9/6 interest "upon our settlement" so probably paid but not marked. WAINWRIGHT, George (22 Aug 1767 - 1769) Bought cordial, powder flask, silk handkerchief, rum, scalping knife for 0/15/1. Carried full amount to Ledger E. WAINWRIGHT, John (Carpenter)(26 Jul 1766 - 4 Jun 1770) Due from Ledger C 1/11/10, interest to date of payment in 1770 0/5/8. Paid in cash in 1770. WAINWRIGHT, Levin (26 Nov 1763) Balance from Ledger C 0/16/6. No payment in D. WAINWRIGHT, Thomas (1765 - 1769) Carried 1/17/5 from C. Unpaid in Ledger D. WALKER, Thomas (26 Jul 1771) Made delivery to John HOBBS WALLACE, Richard Sammons (Damn Quarter) (16 Mar 1775 - 1787) Purchased stamped cotton, rum and sleeve buttons for 0/10/0. Unpaid in Ledger D. WALLACE, Sarah (Damn Quarter) (1775 - 1787) Brought 0/10/11 from Ledger H. Unpaid in Ledger I. WALLER, Ebe (Widow of Richard) (1775 - 25 Aug 1787) Carried 1/18/4-1/4 from Ledger H. Paid 0/8/6-1/4 in cash in 1787 and gave note for the balance of 1/9/10. WALLER, Eben (2 Apr 1786) Arbitrated a dispute between John Oliphant and Nelms. WALLER, Ebenezer (17 Mar 1767 - 1769) Charged an iron skillet, bridle, molasses, cordage, tarred trace ropes for 0/19/1. Carried full balance to Ledger E. WALLER, Elizabeth (Miss) (2 Jul 1763 - 13 Apr 1773) Balance from Ledger C 0/11/11. Eight years interest /0/5/4.Paid 0/15/0 in cash in 1771 and balance in 1773. WALLER, George (Millwright) (19 Sep 1785 - 22 Nov 1787) Balance from Ledger H 1/11/3. Bought 3 caffers chisels for a total of 1/17/3. Paid 0/6/0 in 1787 and judgment obtained for 1/15/6 including costs. WALLER, John Jr. (20 Jul 1763 - 1769) Due from Ledger C 1/2/11-1/2 . Unpaid in D. WALLER, John Sr. (Cooper) (20 Aug 1763 - 1769) Carried 0/14/0 from C. No payment in Ledger D. WALLER, Jonathan (1775 - 7 Aug 1781) Ledger H balance 0/1/2, bought linen, buttons, and buckram for a total of 1/7/1. Paid in cash in 1777. Went security for Meshack MITHVINE to stay execution on a judgement against him for 8 pounds for the balance due on the account of Richard WALLER Sr. Father of Thomas WALLER. WALLER, Joseph (26 Sep 1775 - 7 Jul 1777) Bought salt pork, an ink glass, pr. of compasses, a tin funnel and 2 pairs of small boy shoes in 1775 for 2/8/9. In 1776 bought a black horse for 16/0/0, and borrowed 31/17/10 for a total of 56/19/5-1/2 including interest. In 1777 bought 1/2 lb. powder for 0/7/6. In 1776 paid 3/3/1-1/2 with 136 gals of cider, 6 7/8 gals of brandy, corn, cash and a credit from Ledger H. In 1777 got credit for corn delivered by John Oliphant & himself & by a month's work, for making a cart body and a streaight handled plow frame for 13/15/6 & gave a bond in July, 1777 for the balance in the amount of 40/0/0. WALLER, Joshua (8 Mar 1766 - 1769) Ledger C balance 0/4/0 for molasses. No paynment in D. WALLER, Mary (Miss) (22 May 1765 - 1769) Balance of 1/2/1/2 from C. unpaid in D. WALLER, Nathaniel (of Capt.) (1 Jan 1785 - 31 Dec 1786) Hired Nelms' negro woman, Grace for years 1785 & 1786 for 2/10/0 per year & bought 8 bu corn for a total of 6/10/0. No payment indicated in Ledger. WALLER, Nathaniel Jr. (22 Mar 1766) Carried 1/6/0 from Ledger C and bought an iron skillet and rum for a total of 1/12/0. Paid in 1768 with 20 pence and 500 hogshead staves. WALLER, Patience (Widow) (1775 - 1787) Due from Ledger H 2/18/11. No payment in I. WALLER, Priscilla (Miss) (22 Jan 1766) Balance 0/8/5 from C. Unpaid in Ledger D. WALLER, Richard Jr. (6 Apr 1775 - 1787) In 1775 bought rope, reap hook, 1/2 doz. table spoons, earthenware mug & a set of candlemolds for a total of 0/12/6. No pmt. in Ledger I. WALLER, Richard Sr. (1775) Balance from Ledger H 3/13/10-1/2. Bought rum, chocolate, 1500 feet of plant to be paid in pork, and in March, 1776 2 iron pots for a total of 1/6/4-1/2. In Mar & April 1776 delivered 320 feet of inck plank, rubbage plank for a value of 21/2 pounds and 21/2 bu of corn delivered by George LAWSON for a total of 3/6/0. In 1781 the bill was cleared by a judgment against Jonathan WALLER for 8/0/4-1/2. His wife, Ebe is shown as a widow in Ledger H with a seperate balance of 1/9/10 so Richard must have died shortly after Apr 1776. He went security in 1775. WALLER, Stephen (15 May 1785 - 1787) Bought sundries for 0/8/6 in 1785 & on the same day delivered 3 doz & 3 eggs for a credit of 1/7-1/2 leaving a balance of 0/6/10-1/2 unpaid in Ledger I. WALLER, Thomas (Son of Jonathan) (8 May 1786 - 29 Jun 1787) Bought 10 gals. of molasses for 1/16/8. Gave note for this amount in 1787. WALLER, Thomas (May be same as above) (1775 - 3 Mar 1776) Balance from Ledger H 7/9/5, charged a hammer, all blades, copperas, almanac, pr. compasses, coopers ax and gave credit to negro, Longon, for a total of 8/10/9. Paid in part in 1776 by delivery of rubbage plank for a credit of 2/5/0. WALLER, William (19 May 1766 - 1787) Purchased a hors whip and a case of knives and forks for 0/14/0. Paid in cash in 1769. Carried 0/1/6 from Ledger H. No payment in I. WALLER, William Cottman (1775 - 1787) Due from Ledger H. 3/2/6. Unpaid in I. Robt. HANDY Desperat Debts Due on: WALLER, Richard & PARIMORE, Perry-(Listed together). WALSTON, Joseph (1775 - 1787) Ledger H balance 0/9/11. No payment in I. WALSTON, Samuel Balance from Ledger H 1/3/9. No credits in I. WARD, James (3 Feb 1775 - 22 Jun 1776) Charged stamped cotton, paper, thread in 1775 and shoe buckles and ginger in 1776 for a total of 1/2/2-1/2. Paid in full in 1776 with credits for myrtle wax, tallow, corn and linen. WARD, Josiah (29 Sept 1764) Balance from LEdger C plus 6 years interest 0/8/2. No payment in D. WARD, Tabith (3 Feb 1775) Got credits on Stephen ROACH for 0/10/0 and on James ROACH for 1/2/6 and spent both the same day. WATKINS, John (20 May 1765 - 9 Feb 1770) Ledger C balance 0/18/6 paid 0/15/0 cash in 1770 and carried 0/3/6 to Ledger F. WEATHERLY, Constant (27 Apr 1779) Paid the account of Cornelius READY in full in the amount of 4/19/6 in cash. WEATHERLY, Capt. Jesse (10 May 1786 - 1787) Bought brimstone, paid in part leaving a balance of 0/0/6. No further payments in I. WEBB, Elias (1775 - 1787) Carried 0/15/9 from H. No credits in Ledger I. WEBB, Sarah (29 Aug 1767) Made a delivery to Thomas BROOKS in 1767. Carried balance of 2/18/9-1/2 from Ledger H. No credits in Ledger I. WEBSTER, John (Devil's Island) (1773 - 12 May 1787) Due from Ledger G 2/8/4. In 1775 bought broad cloth, clasp knife, buttons for 3/13/9. Added 10 years interest & took note in 1787 for 4/7/1. WEBSTER, John Jr. (Dam Quarter) (17 Sep 1785) Bought sundries for 1/12/1. in 1785 & paid 0/7/6 in cash at time of purchase. On 12 May 1787 paid 0/8/4 in cash & gave his note for the balance of 0/16/3. WEBSTER, William (1773 - 3 May 1782) Due from Ledger G 2/13/4, in 1775 bought gun lock, boat duck. rum, drumfish hooks for 0/18/9. In 1781 he delivered a doz. trout and 3 drum for credit and after interest from 1775 of 1/9/9 was added gave a note for 4/11/10. WELLS, Thomas (25 mar 1767 - 28 Jan 1771) Purchase pen knife, linen handkerchief, white linen, girth for 0/15/9. In 1768, delivered 4 lbs of myrtle wax and 1-1/2 lbs of beeswax. In 1769, 2 racoon skins and got credit of 0/5/5 on Henry SPEAR's account. In 1771, interest of 0/1/6 was added and Henry SPEAR paid 0/3/11 to pay the balance in full. WESTMAN, Joan (Daughter of Matthew) (27 Apr - 9 Jul 1785) Made pickups at the store on father's account. WESTHAM, Matthew (By your wife) (27 Apr 1785 - 14 Jul 1787) Purchased spelling book, weeding hoes, spade, fan, alum, callimanco, sewing silk, knitting neddles, womans black leather shoes, stamped linen, woman's bonnet, durant, brimstone and borrowed 0/2/6 in 1785. In 1786 bought line, a psalter and molasses for a total of 5/2/6-1/2. In 1785, paid 1/0/6 in cash & got credit of 0/10/0 for 2 days work in altering Nelms' boat sails and delivered 2 geese and a bu. of potatoes. In 1786, paid 2/9/11 in cash and in 1787 gave his note for a balance of 0/16/7-1/2. Wife apparently did the dealing for the family. WHALEY, Nathaniel Jr. (1765 - 1769) Owed in Ledger C 0/2/6 for brimstone and rum, No payments in D. WHALEY, Nathaniel Sr. (1765 - 1768) Balance of 0/13/3 from Ledger C, bought a brass cock, tin funnel, pen knives, ginger and owed for 0/8/0 Nelms paid Elijah VINSON for WHALEY. Total debt 1/10/2. Shingles delivered in 1768 by Samuel RICHARDSON for his account left balance due in the amount of 0/16/8. WHALEY, Robert (Brother to William GILES) (1775 - 1787) Due from Ledger H 9/7/6-1/2. No payment in Ledger I. WHALEY, William (1775 - 1787) Carried 0/6/0 from H. No payment in Ledger I. WHARTON, Revell (1 Dec 1770) Paid 0/6/4 for credit to the account of Betty HEARN. WHEELER, Southey (Original Ledger spells it Suthey) (18 Apr 1763 - 1769) Balance from C 0/14/4. Unpaid in Ledger D. WHITE, Betty (1765 - 1769) From Ledger a balance in crewel 0/0/6. No payments in D. WHITE, Henry (1765 - 10 Jul 1768) Forward from C 0/15/9. Bought rum, clasp knife, mens shoes, molasses, tin pan for a total of 1/10/9. In 1768 Joshua Hitch delivered 1,000 cypres shingles for credit on White's account of 0/15/0. Balance of 0/15/9 carried to Ledger E. WHITE, John (Dam Quarter) (25 Oct. 1765 - 1774) Balance from Ledger C 0/8/11. Nine years interest added and 0/13/5 carried to G. WHITE, Michael (28 Mar 1767 - 12 Mar 1778) Bought trace ropes and handkerchief for 0/8/4. Paid in corn in 1768. In 1775 bought trace ropes and cordage for 0/4/9. Paid 0/5/0 in 1778 to settle in full. WILDGOOSE, Joseph (Saltmaker) (23 Jun 1781 - 1787) Bought spotted cotton to be paid with 9-1/4 bu salt, buckles and spectacles to be paid with 2 bu salt, 1 silk gauge handkerchief to be paid with 1-1/2 bu salt 0/11/3 in cash. Four bu of salt delivered at time of sale. No further entries. WILKENS, James (3 Feb 1768) Delivered corn for 0/7/8 credit to the account of James THOMPSON. WILKENS, John (4 Mar 1775 - 2 May 1776) Purchsed coffee, molasses, rum, cinnamon, corn, brandy. Charged with 3-1/2 bu of corn due from his rent & 0/14/0 due on a bond for a total of 3/7/4. Paid with his credit in Ledger H. Mentions wife, son and his sickness in May, 1776. WILKENS, Nellie (16 Oct 1775) Made delivery of rum to John WILKENS. WILLIAMS, Elizabeth (Miss - Broad Creek)(13 Feb 1767 - 24 May 1768) Bought linen handkerchief & white linen for 0/17/11. Paid in 1768, with corn delivered by John READY. WILLIAMS, John (Barren Creek) (17 Apr 1776 - 22 Apr 1778) Bought cordage, clasp knife, garters, chocolate, silk bonnet, rum, carried 0/12/8 from Ledger H and borrowed 3/0/0 for a total of 5/4/5. Paid in 1776 with 300 feet of plank delivered by his wife and 312 feet delivered by George KING and with 1/10/0 in cash left with Sarah COCKRELL. In 1778, paid the balance of 2/10/0 in cash. WILLIAMS, John (Blacksmith) (1765 - 6 Dec 1777) Had 0/8/7 credit from Ldger C. Bought almanac, square needles, chalk, fine Philadelphia bat, and a girth for 2/3/8. Paid in 1768 with myrtle wax & cash for 0/19/3 and carried 0/15/10 balance to Ledger E. In 1775, bought shoe buckles, New England primer, thread, razor and trace ropes & in 1776 shoe buckles, for a total of 0/16/10-1/2 including balance from Ledger H. Paid in 1777 in cash. WILLIAMS, John (Blackwater) (9 Jun 1783 - 28 Sept 1787) Purchased 1 yd of fine holland for 0/10/0. Judgment rendered for that amount in 1787. WILLIAMS, John (Father of Samuel) (18 Dec 1775) Identified on Samuel WILLIAMS' account. WILLIAMS, John Sr. (1765 - 1769) Balance from LEdger C on account of son (unnamed) 6/0/9. Paid in D. WILLIAMS, Levin (22 Dec 1764) Carried 0/7/0 from Ledger C for garters and man's felt hat. No payment in D. WILLIAMS, Samuel (18 Dec 1775) Bought a case of knives and forks, paid part and left a balance of 0/3/0. Paid in cash in 1777. WILLIAMS, Samuel (Son of William) (7 Nov 1767 - 1773) Made delivery to father in 1767 & in his own account bought a gunlock and linen for 0/10/6. Paid by credit on father's account in Ledger G with 0/1/9 acccrued interest. WILLIAMS, William (Sailor) (1765-1787) Bought molasses, clasp knife, corn, felt hat, beer, needles, checked linen, spectacles, oznaburg, Russell's Seven Sermons, striped holland, salt, frying pan, coffee, tin pans, psalter, oil, worsted cap, pipes. Charged for cash paid to Joseph STANFORD by Nelms and for loans for a total of 14/12/1. WILLIAMS was credited for work done for Nelms for 12/14/6 and for 1/17/7 in cash. In 1775, carried 4/3/4 from Ledger H and wife bought stamped cotton for a total of 4/17/4. His wife paid 0/8/0 in cash in 1776, and 0/6/0 in cash in 1777. No further payments in I. Accounts mentions daughter as well as son, Samuel. Robt. HANDY Desperat Debts Due on: WILLIAMS, John Jr., William. WILLING, James (20 Apr 1786 - 26 Jul 1787) Purchased molasses, wool hat, corn, gimlets, files, 2 white earthenware basins, oznaburg, Irish linen, auger, coat cloth and serge for 7/11/8. Paid 4/10/0 in 1786 with a month's work, paid 1/10/0 in cash in 1787 and gave note for the balance of 1/11/8. WILLING, Nancy (Raised by John NELMS) (20 May 1785 - 17 May 1787) Balance due from settlement made on 20 May 1785 2/4/6. Bought 3 yds hummans, Irish linen, flowered cotton, oznaburg, striped holland, checked cotton, thread, callimanco, stamped cotton, checked linen and pr shoes from William DALEY, charged for making 2 gowns for a total of 12/1/9-1/2. Settled in 1787 by offset of her wages. Witnessed an agreement by Capt. Robert Dashiell to pay 5/0/0 bill of George BAILEY in 1786. WILLING, William (9 Feb 1776) Gillis POLK delivered 9-1/2 bu corn to Nelms for credit for WILLING. WILLIS, Abel (7 Jan 1767 - 6 Jul 1787) Got credit of 0/7/6 on James THOMPSON for gloves and a cloak and delivered corn for 0/19/6 for credit on THOMPSON's account in 1768. In 1786 charged 0/12/6 for renting Nelms' horse for 5 weeks and bought glows salts, saltpeter and ginger for a total of 0/17/5. Gave note for 0/17/5 in 1787. WILLIS, Benjamin ( 1765 - 11 Aug 1787) Due from C 0/2/1. Bought checked linen, pins, garters, broadcloth, stick of hair, sheathing linen, buttons, rum, linen, handkerchief, almanac, ferriting, gimlet, shoe buckles, needles, pen knife, snuff, snuff box, clasp knife, cordial, razor for a total of 3/10/0. Gave a note for full amount in 1768. In 1786 charged 2/0/0 for rent of Nelms' plantation for t he year, shoemakers punchers, allblades, shoe knife, a lamb and trace ropes which with balance of 1/3/11 from Ledger G came to 4/1/5. Gave a note in this amount in 1787. WILLIS, James (8 Jan 1767 - 9 Nov 1768) Charged rum, pins, garters, thimble, scissors, molasses, indigo, corn, oznaburg, felt hat, 500 herrings, hymn books, gun, clasp knife, with cash loaned came to 5/7/8-1/2. Got credit for 3 mos. and 20-1/2 days work for Nelms @ 20 shillings per month and made 14 weavers slays for Nelms for total credits of 5/1/8 and carried 0/6/-1/2 to Ledger E. Did work for Hieron REDDISH and Nathan CULVER and paid on account of Nathaniel WILLIS. WILLIS, Mary (1775 - 1787) Carried 1/8/8 from Ledger H. Unpaid in I. WILLIS, Nathaniel (1765) Due from Ledger C plus interest 0/19/1. Bought molasses, linen handkerchief, checked linen, rum, ginger, felt hat for a total of 1/17/3. In 1768 paid cash of 0/7/6 & had cash paid for him by James WILLIS of 0/10/0. Carried 0/19/9 balance to Ledger E. WILLIS, William (1765 - 21 Jul 1787) Went security for account of Charles TREHEARN in Ledger C in amount of 0/4/6. Paid in D. In 1786 borrowed 2/0/0 from Nelms. Paid back 1/3/4 same day and got credit for the balance on 21 Jul 1787 for work done. Robt. HANDY Desperat Debts Due On: WILLIS, Abel & Sames (James?). WILSON, Betty (19 May 1777) Paid 0/10/0 on account of Charity WILSON. WILSON, Charity (Mrs.) (11 Mar 1767 - 19 May 1777) Bought molasses in 1767 for a total of 0/8/0. Delivered & paid for in part by Ann COLLINS and part by Sarah WILSON, Charity's daughter. paid in 1768. Carried 0/9/3 from Ledger H and charged molasses and rum for a total of 0/18/0. Paid in part in corn in 1776 & that balance of 0/10/0 in cash by Betty WILSON in 1779. WILSON, Daniel Jr. (1775 - 21 Jul 1787) Ledger H balance 0/8/5. Bought sundries in 1787 for 2/18/4 for a total of 3/6/9 and gave note for that amount of 21 Jul 1787. WILSON, David (Barren Creek) (20 Apr 1765 - 11 Jun 1768) Bought 2 qts rum for 0/3/0 & paid cash in 1768. WILSON, David (Lame Shoemaker) (16 Jul 1761 - 1769) Balance from Ledger C 0/19/4-1/2. Unpaid in Ledger D. WILSON, Ephraim (30 Mar 1775) Made Delivery to Samuel BRADLEY of Barren Creek & went security for his account. WILSON, George (4 April 1767 - 13 Feb 1768) Bought a bridle and shalloon for 0/8/9. Paid in corn and cash in 1768. WILSON, Sarah (Daughter of Charity) (13 Feb 1768 - 1787) Made pickup for mother in 1768. Carried 0/13/10 from Ledger H. No payment in I. WILSON, William (28 Jan 1775) Bought broadcloth, coat buttons, shalloon, for a total of 2/5/81. Interest of 0/2/9 added. Cash paid in 1777 by Levin GUNBY of 2/7/6. In 1785 purchased a large tin pan, Paid part with a balance of 0/0/9 for debt due of 0/1/8. WINDER, Dr. John (1 Mar 1775 - 1787) Bought trace ropes and cordage for 0/11/6. No payment in Ledger I. WINDER, Capt William Sr. (1765) Balance of 2/12/9 from Ledger C. Bought a doz men's pleated stocks, buttons, 1 bbl. turpentine, vinegar, tallow, & was also charged 1/10/0 for 6 days hire of Nelms' sloop & the board and labor of 2 crewmen at 1/10/0. Winder also assumed the debt of David HALES of 1/5/7-1/2 for a total of 8/13/8-1/2 all of which was carried to Ledger E. WINDSOR, James (Broad Creek) (1775 - 1787) Ledger H balance 1/8/-1/2. No payment in Ledger I. WINDSOR, John Jr. (1775 - 18 Aug 1787) Carried from Ledger H 0/7/5 & from G 0/7/9, with accrued interest the total debt was 1/6/10. Gave note for that amount in 1787. WINDSOR, John Sr. (1775 - 1787) Balance from H 0/6/2. Unpaid in Ledger I. WING, Savory (1765 - 1769) Due from Ledger C 1/4/6, lastcharge snuff boxes. No payment in D. WINGATE, Boaz (20 Oct 1787 - 1787) Sundries purchased for 0/5/6. No payments in I. WOOTTEN, Edward (26 Mar 1763 - 1769) Due from C 0/9/0. Unpaid in D. WOOTTEN, John (10 Aug 1765) Security for 2/7/8 bill of John MITCHELL, son of Alexander SR. WRIGHT, Ann (23 Dec 1775 - 20 Apr 1779) Bought 5-1/2 yds silk and worsted stuff & stamped cotton for 4/4/9. In 1776, delivered 6 yds. of country linen for 0/18/0. Her husband paid 0/2/10 cash in 1778 and the balance in 1779. WRIGHT, Betty (20 Feb 1768) Paid 0/3/9 in cash on the account of William TWILLEY. WRIGHT, Bloyes (13 Apr 1764 - 1769) Balance from Ledger C 1/1/0. Unpaid in D. WRIGHT, Boaz (1765 - 1787) Balance from C 0/2/9. Paid in Ledger D. Carried 0/8/0 from H. No pmt. in Ledger I. WRIGHT, Charles (6 Mar 1764 - 1769) Due in Ledger C 0/11/0. Unpaid in D. WRIGHT, Elizabeth (1765 - 1769) Ledger C balance 0/3/1. Paid in D. WRIGHT, Isaiah (15 Jun 1784 - 9 Jun 1787) Bought in 1784, 1785, & 1786 Checked linen, sheathing, linen, funnel, stick of hair, white linen, pewter plates, oznaburg, corn and gave credit of 1/6/8 to his mother for a total of 5/13/3-1/2. paid 0/18/9 in cash in 1785, made a cart body for 0/10/0, delivered a stack of straw, a sow & pigs for 2/2/6, & 194 lbs. of beef for 2/8/6, making a total of 5/19/9 which gave him a credit of 0/6/5-1/2 on a note he signed in 9 Jun 1787, amount unknown. WRIGHT, Joy (2 Aug 1765 - 1769) Carried from C 0/16/4. No payment in D. WRIGHT Levin (1775 - 1787) Ledger H balance 2/2/8. Unpaid in I. WRIGHT, Littleton (6 Feb 1767) Delivered trace ropes to Edmund N. NELMS. WRIGHT, Randolph Jr. (1 mar 1765) Brought from Ledger C 0/4/6-1/2. Credit balance from an old account of 0/0/4-1/2 & credit by Joshua NELMS of 0/4/2 paid the account in full. WRIGHT Randolph Sr. (21 June 1765 - 21 Jul 1769) Due from Ledger C plus interest 0/11/4. Delivered beeswax & paid balance in cash in 1769. WRIGHT, Sarah (Maiden) (26 Sept 1775 - 11 Apr 1778) Got credit of 0/12/6 on Joseph WALLER and 1/10/0 on Marcellia HOBBS in 1775, then bought on her own account 5 yds of silk & worsted stuff in December 1775, & 4 yds of durant in Aug 1776, for a total of 2/4/10. Delivered 9 yds of country linen & paid 6 pence in cash in 1775 & 1776. Paid balance of 0/17/4 in 1778. WRIGHT, Stephen (11 MAR 1775 - 1787) Bought trace ropes & milasses for 1/0/3 in 1775. No payments in Ledger I. WRIGHT, William (1765 - 20 SEP 1785) Carried 3/16/9 from Ledger C including interest. Bought sheathing linen & molasses. Paid 1/2/6 in cash & gave a note for the balance of 3/5/3 in 1768. Bought sundries in 1785 for 1/4/7 deducted the credit balance in Ledger H of 0/17/10-1/2 leaving 0/6/8-1/2 still due. WRIGHT, Zebulon (8 JAN 1767 - 3 FEB 1769) Purchased cotton & a felt hat for 2/6/4 a worsted cap, 2/6/4. Paid 1/5/0 in corn in 1768 & the balance in cash in 1769. (Y) YOUNG, Jonathan (Husband of Mary) (14 JAN 1766) Charged wife, Mary, with 1/15/7 for the proved account against his estate. YOUNG, Mary (Mrs.) (14 JAN 1766 - 8 OCT 1768) Bought a small flute & a snuff box for 0/2/2, & was charged with Nelms account against her late husband, Jonathan for 1/15/7. Her new husband, James ACKWORTH, gave his note for the total of 1/17/0 on 8 OCT 1768. YOUNG, Robert (1 MAY 1764 - 11 SEP 1770) Ledger C balance plus interest to 1770 2/6/0. Note taken for full amount in 1770.
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John Nelms Store Accounts of Salisbury
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