The Day Books of Robert Ellis, Book 2.


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Day Books of Robert Ellis - Volume 2


C. A. Caddy's Day Book

Charlotte Town, Prince Edward Island - May 18th 1840

Kept by R. Ellis

Dr=Debit, Cr= Credit, pr=per, JE= John Ellis (Robert's son), RE= Robert Ellis, HE= Hannah Ellis(Robert's wife)


 
P. B2

 

Charlotte Town May 18th 1840
C. A. Caddy Dr
To Duty paid on goods , 306.2.0 @ 5 per cent............. , 15.6.0
" Duty Paid on ships stores , 293.3.5...... , 7.6.7
" Commision...............1s
" Cash to Capt Wm. Marshall........... , 14.10.0

 

Bill
 
Paid
R. Ellis

21st
Major Compton Dr to self
To 8 tin milk pans@4/-........ , 1.12.0
" 4 tin milk pans @ 3/4....13.4d
" 1 beaver hat..... , 1.2.0
" 1 cotton whittle.....6.6d " a lot of cord.....2s " 3 tea tin cannisters...3s " 1 pair duck trowsers..10s " 2 pair knit cotton drawers..11s

 

 

22nd
To 6 tin plates @ 3d.......1.6d " 2 things of beads @ 2d....4d " 2 striped cotton shirts@ 4/6......9s

 

Bill
Rec'd
JE
Aug 1840

23rd
Jarvis Esq.......Dr del'd to Arch McCloud
To 7 yds Cartoon [?] @ 2/6......17.6d

 

Bill
Rec'd JE
Aug 10th

Isaac Smith.....Dr pr. son
To 1 drefs coat- (cloth)... , 2.5.0

P. B3

 

Charlotte Town May 23rd 1840

 

 

Chas Binns Junr. Dr pr wife
To 2 2 yds Cantoon@ 2/6.....5.3d

 

Rec'd J. Ellis
May 30th 1840

Cr By cash 3.6d

 

Bill
Aug 10th
Rec'd JE

 
Isaac Smith Dr
To 1 Duck Jacket..........7.6d

 

Bill
Rec'd RE
Aug 10 1840

James Hazard Dr pr wife
To 1 shirt front........4.6d

 

Bill
Rec'd RE
Aug 1840

Thos. Pleadwell...Dr
To 1 tin milk pan....3.6d
5 yds Cantoon@ 2/6.....12.6d

 

 

C. A. Caddy....Dr
To 12 2 yds Russett @ 3s..... , 1.17.6

 

Bill
Paid RE

26th
Thos. Pleadwell ...Dr pr self
To 7 2 yds Russett @ 3s....... , 1.2.6

 

Bill

Cr By Cash 14s

 

Bill
Rec'd RE
Aug 1 1840

James Hazard Dr pr wife
To 2 2 yds Cantoon @ 2/6d......5.71/2 s

 

Bill

27th
To 6 yds cantoon @ 2/6.....15s " 1 iron ware pan.....1s

P. B4

 

Charlotte Town May 27th 1840

 

 

Robt. Ellis ... Dr
To 5 breakfast cups & saucers...3.6d " 6 tea cups & saucers ......3s

 

Rec'd JE
May 1840

28th
Wm. Taunton....Dr pr son
To 1 yellow baking dish ....1.10d

 

Rec'd May 1840
JE

Thos. Pleadwell .....Dr pr self
To 3 saucers@ 1 2 d.......4 2 d

 

Bill
Rec'd JE
Aug 1840

29th
John Rowe.....Dr pr daughter
To 1 tin milk pail....5s

 

Rec'd
29 May 1840
JE

Thos. Pleadwell.....Dr pr self
4lbs spike nails @5d.....1.8d

 

Bill
Dented [?]
RE July 1840

30th
Chas. Binns Senr......Dr pr wife
To 1 Iron ware Jug.......9d " 2 Stone Baking Dishes @ 10d.....1.8d " 2 Iron Ware Pans 1.4d

 

Bill
Paid

Thos. Pleadwell Dr. pr self
To 4lbs Spike nails @ 5d......1.8d

 

Bill
Rec'd JE
Aug 10 1840

June 1st
Isaac Smith......Dr pr brother Henery
To 1 Duck Jacket.......7.6d

P. B5

 

Charlotte Town June 1st 1840

 

Bill
Rec'd JE
Aug 1840

Wm. Taunton.....Dr pr self
To 1 Oval Baking Dish...1s

 

 

Robert Ellis.....Dr
To 1 June post papers " 1 quill

 

Rec'd JE
July 8th 1840

John Nickle Dr pr self
To Ball. due on Trowsers......9s

 

Bill
Rec'd RE
Aug 10 1840

James hazard.....Dr pr self
To 1 Jack Plane......5s

 

 

C. A. Caddy.......Dr
To postage of letters.......8d

 

 

Robert Ellis....Dr
To 18 Horn Buttons " 9 skeins Blk Thread
5/16 yds Pilot Cloth

 

Bill
Rec'd JE
Aug 10 1840

Capt Wm. Marshall.....Dr
To 1 Second Hand Waistcoat.......8s " 1 Russian Duck Jacket........7.6d

 

 

Rob't Ellis......Dr
To 2 lbs Butter @ 1/1.......2.2d

P. B6

 

Charlotte Town June 11th 1840

 

Paid
R. Ellis

William Tuplin.....Dr pr daughter
To 1 Muslin Drefs.......18.9d

 

Bill
Paid RE

Benjm Darby..........Dr pr wife
To 5 2 yds Saxony @ 3/6......19.3d " 1 cotton print Drefs.......8s

 

 

C. A. Caddy......Dr
To postage for letters........8d

 

Rec'd
22 June 1840
HE

15th
John Pippy......Dr
To Ball. Due on Tin
milk pail pr Sarah Lock..........1.6d

 

Bill
paid RE

18th
Benjm Darby....Dr pr Order
To 9yds Saxony @3/9..... , 1.13.9 " 1 cotton print drefs......9.3d " 8 yds printed Cotton @ 1s......8s " 1 Razor Strap......1.5d " 4 7/8 yds Fustian [?] @ 2/9.......13.4d
Cr by cash.........2.5d

 

Bill
Rec'd July 11th
1840 JE

 
Geo. Stanlake......Dr pr self
To 5 yds Bro merino [?] @ 4/6....... , 1.2.6
9 yds Printed Cotton @ 11d................8s

 

Bill
Rec'd JE

Wm Taunton........Dr
To Paid Benj. Darby's order........7.6d " 4 pipes.....3d

P.B7

 

Charlotte Town June 18th 1840

 

 

C. A. Caddy....Dr
To 1 Chamber for paint Pot....10d " 1 paint brush........2.6d

 

Settled

20th
John Rowe....Cr
By 1 2 lbs Butter @ 11d....1.6d

 

 

Robert Ellis Dr
To 1 2 lbs Butter @ 11d..........1.6d
From John Rowe

 

 

22th
Bought of Candall & Compton 2 keg of Tabacco @ 1/4........ , 7.5.4
Cash Box......Cr , 7.5.4

 

#I.ed [?]

Geo Bollum.....Dr
To paid Henry Brehaut his order cash...... , 5

 

Bill
Rec'd RE
Aug 1840

Mrs Yates.....Dr. pr daughter
To. 1 pair Prunella shoes......6s

 

 

Robert Ellis.......Dr
To 1 2 yds linen check @ 1/9.....2.71/2 d

 

Rec'd June 1840 RE

24
Blank........Dr
To 2 flat Iron bars, 45 lbs @ 3d.....11.3d

P. B8

 

Charlotte Town June 24th 1840

 

Bill
Settle

Benj Darby.....Cr
By cash....2.3d

 

Bill
Rec'd RE
Aug 1840

Thos. Pleadwell......Dr
To 3 1/4 yds Linen Check@ 1/9......5.8d " 1 iron Ware Crock...2s

 

#I.ed [?]

25th
Chas. Welsh.....Dr
To 7 cwt 3 grs 3 lbs oakum @ 42/cwt " 71 bars Iron 14 cwt 1 grs 20 lbs@ 20/- " 1 cask rosin 2 cwt 1 grs 16 lbs " 2 cask blk pitch 6.3.8 " 1 cask coal tar 62 gallons @ 5d

 

#I.ed [?]

Geo. Bollum Dr
To paid Jno Ings his order cash , 12

 

 

Schooner Capt. Marshall Dr
To 1 cask Stockholm Tar

 

#I.ed [?]

26th
Geo. Bollum Dr
To 1 Screw Auger 9.6d " 1 Pod auger 1 inch 2.6d " 2 Pod augers 5/8 inch @ 1/6

P. B9

 

Charlottetown 26th June 1840

 

 

Cash Box Cr
By cash for Bollum one screw & one Pod auger 12s

 

29th
Rec'd JE
Aug 10 18??

Wm Marshall Dr
1 pair worn [?] half hose 1.9d

 

Bill
Rec'd JE
Aug 1840

Wm Taunton Dr
To 1 lb Blk Thread 7.6d

 

July 1st

Robt Ellis Dr
5/8 yds net @ 3/[?]

 

Bill
Paid
R. Ellis

Major Compton Cr
By cash 80/-

 

Mr Darby's
Bill sent
in 40/-
for journey

C.A. Caddy Dr
To 1 Beaver hat 12/-
to Mr B. Darby for his trouble on [?] 1835

 

Ret'd to JE

Mrs. Spemcer Smith Dr pr self
To 1 Blk Muslin Drefs , 11.18

 

Return RE

John Murray Dr pr Capt [?]
To 1 New Saddle , 3
[crossed out]

P. B10

 

Charlottetown July 7th 1840

 

Bill
Rec'd JE
Aug 10 1840

Capt Wm Marshall Dr
To 1 Pocket H[?] 101/2d

 

Bill
Paid
RE

Major Compton Dr
To 1 pair Knit cotton drawers 5/6d
del'd [delivered?] to Wm Taunton Junr pr orders

 

Bill Recd RE Aug 1840

8th
Thos Pleadwell Dr
To 1 pair mens shoes 8s
del'd to Sailor [?] Boy pr request

 

Rec'd HE Aug 17th 1840

Sarah Lock Dr pr self
To Ball due on linen check 1/6d

 
 

Bill
Rec'd JE
Aug 1840

Will'm Taunton Dr pr daughter
To 1 yd fine net 2/9d

 

Settle by Capt Marshall

John Murray Dr pr self
To 1 second hand Saddle 4/10d

 

Bill Rec'd RE Aug 1840

13th
John Rowe Dr pr self
To 1 hat 12s

 

 

Robt Ellis Dr
To 1 Iron tea Kettle 6/0

 
P. B11

 

Charlottetown July 14th 1840

 

Rec'd JE
July 29 1840

James Scantlebury Dr pr self
To 1 Hat 9/6d

 

Led[?]
Settle by Capt Marshall

16
Chas Welsh Dr pr McIsaac
To 2 augers ea 1 1/4 in, 5/8 in, 2 in

 

Settle by Capt Marshall

17
McIsaac Dr pr self
To 1 saddle & bridle , 3/7/6 " 1 box soda powder 1/9d

 

Rec'd RE
Aug 1840

Thos How Dr pr self
To 1 pair slippers 4s

 

Paid R. Ellis

Isaac Darby Dr
To 1 pair stays 4s " 7 yds Gingham @ 1/3d " 2 Gall. Boiled Oct [?] @5s " 2 yds Ribbon @ 10d

 

Paid RE

Benj Darby Dr
To 2 lb salt 6d " 2 boxes soda powder @ 1/9d " 1 muslin drefs--ret [returned]

 

Paid R. Ellis

Alex'dr Kennedy Dr
To 1 Wrappers 5s " Muslin drefs 12s " 5 yds print@ 1s " 1 Muslin drefs 14s

 

 

Charlottetown July 17, 1840

 

Rec'd
July 1840
RE

Capt Lobban Dr pr Girl
To 1 White [?] 2/6d

 

Paid
R. Ellis

Mary Kennedy Dr
To 1 Muslin drefs 16s " 1 Pair Stays 9s

 

Bill
Rec'd RE
Aug 1840

18
Thos Pleadwell Dr
To Paid Mr Binnas [?] order 14/2d " Cash 6s

 

Bill
Paid RE

20th
Thos Pleadwell Dr pr wife
To 6 2 yds print @ 10d " 1 2 yd Flannel @ 2s

 

 

22nd
Bought at Auction
5 Barrels of Herrings @ 14s
9 scythes @ 4/6d
Truckman for Carrey [?] 9d
Bought 17 2 yds homespun cloth @ 4/6d
Paid Cash 25/- rest paid out of the store

 

Rec'd RE
per order on repeat [?]
Aug 1840

L. M. Jarvis Dr pr daughter
To 1 pair Blucher Boots 15s

 

 

Charlottetown July 24th 1840

 

 

Bought 5 yds Homespun @ 4/6d pr yd
8/- in Cash the remainder in goods

 

Rec'd HE
Aug 1840

Sarah Lock Dr pr self
To 1 Wrapper 8d " 3/4 yd Fushean @ 2/9 " Thread 10d

 

Rec'd RE
July 25 1840

25th
Netus Darby Dr
To 2 Scythes @ 6s

 

Settle R. Ellis

Hardy Dr
To 2 Gown patterns 18/10d

 

 

Cr [Hardy]
By 3 lbs Butter @ 10d
by Casg 16/4d

 
 

C.A.C.
[Caddy]

Schooner Spec Dr
To 1 Tin Tea Cannister 5s " 1 Lantern 5/6d " 1 Iron Tea Kettle 5/6d " 1 Frying Pan 6s " 2 Bolts Canvafs

 
 

 
 

Cash Box Cr
To Paid truckman pr carrying
things to Wharf for Orwell Bay 9d

 

 

Charlottetown July 30th 1840

 

# I.ed [?]

Geo Bollum Dr
To paid Wm Brooks for Orders 10s

 

# I.ed [?]

31st
Geo Bollum Dr
To Paid Henry Brehaut for Order , 15
Cash pr self , 2

 

 

House Expenses Dr
To 3 lbs Butter @ 10d

 

 

August 1st
Rob't Ellis Dr
To Cash 6/9d

 

I.ed [?]

5th
Geo Bollum Dr
To Cash 5/3d

 

Settle Bill

6th
Thos Pleadwell Dr pr wife
To 6 yds Cap Bordering @ 6d " 1/4 yd Sprig'd Net @ 3/9d " 10 yds Quilling @ 2 2 d

 

 

8th
Rob't Ellis Dr
To Wm Taunton Tailors Bill , 1/0/3

 

 

G Bollum
To cash Self , 52

 

 

Charlottetown Aug 10th 1840

 

 

Geo Bollum Dr
To a/c his order on Mr Welsh , 14/14/9

 

 

Cha Welsh Dr pr self
To 16 lbs Board nails @ 6d " 1 lb Copper nails @ 2/9d " 2 lbs Board nails @ 6d

 

 

Geo Bollum Dr
To paid his order on " Mr Whiteman , 32/6/10

 

Settled March
R. Ellis

James Scantlebury Dr pr self
8 cwt flat iron , 10

 

Settle R. Ellis

Cha A. Caddy Dr
Jas Hazard Bill for Printing 17s

 

 

Jas Hazard Cr
By Cash 14/1 2 d

 

Charged

18th
Geo Bollum Dr
To cash , 52 [this enrty crossed out]

 

 

Rob't Ellis Cr
By Cash , 14/10/0
to complete Bollums payment
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