Account of Mary Murphy for Boarding Indian Chiefs

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Date April 29, 1799
Author Name Whitmore Knaggs (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name John Wilkins, Jr.
Summary Account between the United States and Mary Murphy for boarding and lodging an interpreter and five Indian chiefs from January 11th to the 17th, 1799.
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Related Persons/Groups Whitmore Knaggs; John Wilkins Jr; Mary Murphy; interpreter; Indian Chiefs; saddler; wash woman; Isaac Craig; William Irwin; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Philadelphia; river; ;
Keywords boarding; lodging; hay; oats; horses; brandy; spirits; dinners; gin; breakfasts; glass brandy bitters; suppers; whiskey; cash; beer; ;
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No 3433
Acc and Rec No.101
Mary Murphy
boarding &c
5 Indian Chiefs & an
Interpreter
72 82/100 Dollars
April 29 1799
see [undecipherable] 207
U. States
To Mary Murphy _____ Ds.
For Boarding & lodging of Whitmo Knaggs Interpreter and five Indian Chiefs together with hay & Oats &c for Eight Horses from the 11th to the 17th [undecipherable] of Jany 1799 __ viz




Jany 11th
To half pint
Brandy
2 ,, 6



ditto
do.
2 ,, 6



ditto
Spirits
2 ,, 6



6 Dinners a 3/ - &
6 Lodgings a 19
1 ,, 2 ,, 6



8 Horses to hay
a 2/6
1 ,, 0 ,, 0



5 Gallons Oats
a 1/
_ ,, 5 ,, _


12th
1/2 pint Gin

_ ,, 1 ,, 10 1/2



6 Breakfasts
a 2/6
_ ,, 15 , 0



1/2 pint Brandy

2 , 6



6 Dinners a 3/ - &
6 Suppers a 2/6
1 ,, 13 , _



6 Lodgings
a /9
_ 4 , 6



8 Horses to hay
a 2/6
1 ,, _ _



15 Gallons Oats
a 1/ _
_ 15 ,, 0


13th
Glass Brandy Bitters

_ _ 7 1/2



6 Breakfasts a 2/6 %
6 Dinners a 3/_
1 ,, 13 , 0



6 Suppers a 2/6 &
6 Lodgings a /9
_ 19 , 6



8 Horses to hay
a 2/6
1 ,, 0 ,, 0



15 Gallons Oats
a 1/_
_ 15 , 0


14th
Glass Brandy Bitters

_ _ 7 1/2



6 Breakfasts a 2/6 &
6 Dinners a 3/_
1 ,, 13 , 0



6 Suppers a 2/6 &
6 Lodgings a /9
_ 19 ,, 6



8 Horses to hay
a 2/6
1 ,, 0 ,, 0



15 Gallons Oats
a 1/_
_ 15 ,, 0



And Carried forward

[pound sign] 16 ,, 8 ,, 1 1/2
And Brought forward

[pound sign] 16 ,, 8 , 1/2


15th
To 1/4 half pint Brandy
a 2/6
_ 3 ,, 1/2



1/2 pint Whiskey

_ _ 11



Cash paid to Sadler

_ 3 ,, 9



6 Breakfasts a 2/6 &
6 Dinners a 3/ _
1 ,, 13 ,, 0



6 Suppers a 2/6 &
6 Lodgings a /9
_ 19 ,, 6



8 Horses to hay
a 2/6
_ ,, 15 ,, 0



1/2 Mug Beer a /11 &
1/2 pint Whiskey
_ 2 ,, 3 1/2


16th
1/4 half pint Brandy
a 2/6
_ 3 ,, 1 1/2



6 Breakfasts a 2/6 &
6 Dinners a 3/_
1 ,, ^3 ,, 0



6Suppers a 2/6 &
6 Lodgings a /9
_ 19 , 6



8 Horses to hay
a 2/6
1 ,, 0 ,, 0



15 Gallons Oats
a 1/_
_ 15 ,, 0


17th
1/2 pint Gin

_ 1 ,, 10 1/2



6 Breakfasts
a 2/6
_ 15 ,, 0



7 Gallons Oats
a 1/ _
_ 7 ,, 0



Cash paid to Wash Woman

_ 6 ,, 0




72 82 1/2 / 100 Ds.
[pound sign] 27 ,, 6 ,, 2 1/2


I certify that myself and five Indian Chiefs on our Return from Philadelphia were detained at Pittsburg by the River's being impassable from the 11th to the 17th January incl. and during that time boarded & lodged as above Stated at Mrs. Mary Murphey's and that the above Account amounting to 72 82 / 100 Dollars is just.
W. Knaggs
Pittsburg, January 17th 1799
Received Pittsburg April 29.th of John Wilkins junior Luante Mr Gen by Horace Craig Deputy [undecipherable] M General Seventy two Dollars & eighty two cents in fall for the above account duplicate




72 82/100 Dollars }
Witness Wm. Irwin
Mary X Murphy's Mark