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Accounts against Government for supplies for Black Refugees during the year 1816, with the following suppliers: John H. Noonan, Lewis DeMolitor, Robert Hodgers, John Skerry, Thomas N. Jeffery, Robert Leslie, Edward Randall, William Conroy, James Scott, Theophilus Chamberlain, Richard Munday, Wallace and Russell, Winkworth Allan, George Eaton, Samuel Head, Alexander Wallace, David Howe, Hartshorne, Boggs and Company, J & D Starr and Thomas Johnson
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Halifax Nova Scotia

Government

To Wallace & Russell D:
To the following articles supplied for the use of the Negroes at Hammonds Plains and Refugee Hill by order of His Excellency Sir [J?] C Sherbrooke G. C. B.
1816 Currency
May 7 1 hammer ea 1/6 & 3/ ,,4.6
" " 12". 10. fine Nails [illegible] 11"20 do 2/8 @8 ,,11.8
" 11 8." 10 Rose Nails @8 ,,5.4
" 18 8." 4 fine nails @10/1/3 1 Wood Axe 6/6 ,,16.6 1.18 ,,
July 8 8." 12 fine nails @8 ,, 5.11
" 19 1 Sash plane 5/ 6." 10 Nails @ 4/8 ,, 9 ,,
" 23 1 Jack Plane 7/6 Chisel 1/6 adze 5/ ,, 14 ,,
" " 2 Broad Axes @8/6 ,, 17 ,,
" " 1 Socket [Chisell?} 1/6. 2 Gimblets 1/6 ,, 3 ,,
" " 14w 10 fine nails @ 8 ,, 9.4 ,,
" " 1 Double Smoothing Plane ,, 6 ,,
" 25 8w. 10 fine Nails @ 5/4 / 8 .8u. 10. do 5/4 ,, 10.8 ,,
" " 1 Axe 4/6 2 hammers @ 5 [ilegible] ,, 9.6 4 3 10
£ 6 1 10
Received Payment of Thomas Jeffery Esq
Collector of His Majesty's Customs at this [ilegible]
[Witness?] Wallace & Russell
[ilegible]


Reference: Commissioner of Public Records — Black Refugees series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 421 number 24

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