John Hartwell Cocke II’s account with Schammel and McIntosh

(Cocke Manuscripts 640 Etc.  Box 4)

Purchases July through September 1802

543 feet. of plank

160 feet of scantling

64 feet of plank

33 feet of flooring plank

479 feet of ditto.  Paid part of bill July 5, 1804.

Purchases June 23, 1803

7 plank  16 feet long and 13 ½ inches wide and 1 inch thick

16 pieces of Heart pine plank 15 feet long and 4 inches wide and 4 inches thick.

Purchases July 8, 1803

2 planks that were 11 feet long, 12 inches wide, ¾ inch thick

1 poplar plank [no descriptive info]

flooring plank [no description]

Purchases November 5, 1803

31 flooring plank 16 feet long and 6 ½ inches wide [no thickness listed]

22 flooring ditto 16 feet long and 6 ½ inches wide [no thickness listed]

 

 

John Hartwell Cocke II’s Account With Builder Isaac Lever, Settled April 1806

(Cocke Manuscripts 640 Etc.  Box 3)

December 1802 [credits]

2260 lbs pork    ₤ 37.9.9 ½

4 lbs white lead    ₤ 0.4.0

2 ½ days work of Anthony    ₤ 0.7.6

1 ¼ days work of Ben    ₤ 0.3.9

½ barrel corn at 15/    ₤ 0.7.6

7 ditto at 15/    ₤ 5.2.0

2 bushels wheat at 7/    ₤ 0.14.0

7 bushels ditto at 6/7    ₤ 2.5.6

2705 lbs pork    ₤42.12.0 ¾

[Total] ₤ 89.5.1

December 4, 1802 [debits]

plastering 165 yards, 2 coats @ 4d    ₤ 5.10.0

mending 2 fireplaces upstairs @ 12/    ₤ 1.4.0

ditto below stairs @ 18/    ₤0.18.0

laying 4 hearths and mending plastering    ₤ 0.12.0

 

March 26, 1803 [debits]

whitewashing 2 rooms upstairs @ 4/6    ₤ 0.9.0

lathing under stairs and circle, 44 yds 8 ft @ 8d    ₤ 1.9.11

fitting and putting on moldings, hanging shutters to 4 windows @ 6/    ₤ 1.4.0

putting on chair and wash boards, beads &c in the dining-room ₤ 0.18.0

lathing ditto, sealing 33 yds @ 4d    ₤ 0.11.0

leveling joists and mending side of ditto    ₤ 0.4.6

mending lathing in little passage above and below    ₤ 0.6.0

April 1803 [debits]

bricking the top of the well    ₤ 0.15.0

casing 2 closets and putting up shelves in the same    ₤ 1.4.0

underpinning the storehouse    ₤ 0.15.0

plastering the little passage above and below, 116 yds, 2 coats @ 4d    ₤ 3.17.4

ditto dining room, 105 yds @ ditto    ₤ 3.10.0

ditto large passage above and below, 142 yds @ ditto    ₤ 4.18.8

ditto upstairs closets, 41 yds @ ditto    ₤ 1.17.4

lathing the sealing of large passage upstairs, 18 yds @ 4d    ₤ 0.6.0

ditto mending ditto below    ₤ 0.2.0

ditto end of ditto below, 9 yds @ ditto    ₤ 0.3.0

putting up strips to the same    ₤ 0.3.0

lathing in the parlour, 22 yds @ 4d    ₤ 0.7.4

ditto storeroom ceiling, 18 yds @ 4d    ₤ 0.6.0

May 1803 [debits]

putting down sleepers in the cellar    ₤ 0.18.0

laying floor to ditto 3 squares 24 feet at 6/    ₤ 0.19.5

making one table and supporting sleepers    ₤ 0.18.0

laying hearth and mending back (straightening arch) in chamber    ₤ 0.15.0

making dressing table    ₤ 0.7.6

making 4 cellar windows @ 10/6    ₤ 0.2.2

making 1 ditto door    ₤ 0.4.6

making cellar steps    ₤ 0.9.0

making birth [berth] for Billey    ₤ 0.7.6

putting up shelves in cellar    ₤ 0.3.0

altering shelves in closet, whitewashing ditto    ₤ 0.6.0

altering a room upstairs and mending plastering    ₤ 0.12.0

whitewashing ditto    ₤ 0.4.6

whitewashing little passage above and below    ₤ 0.9.0

dittothe ceiling of the dining room    ₤ 0.3.0

June 1803 [debits]

ceiling the store room 3 squares 33 feet @ 6/    ₤ 0.19.0

laying floor to ditto 1 ½ sqrs @ 12/    ₤ 0.18.0

putting up shelves in ditto    ₤ 1.4.0

casing a door leading out of the chamber into the storeroom, piecing the floor

₤ 0.12.0

making outside door    ₤ 0.12.0

ditto sashes and casing 2 eight light windows    ₤ 0.12.0

26 feet of box and cornice @ 1/    ₤ 1.6.0

1 pr. steps    ₤ 0.6.0

July 1803 [debits]

shingling 2 squares 34 feet @ 4/6    ₤ 0.10.6

making 8 window cornices @ 6/    ₤ 2.8.0

ditto 2 window shutters and putting up a shelf to the storehouse    ₤ 0.9.0

building a necessary house    ₤ 1.16.0

making one safe    ₤ 0.18.0

finishing and hanging door leading out of the dining room into the little passage

₤ 0.12.0

August 1803 [debits]

making one fan    ₤ 0.15.0

ditto sashes at Swanns Point, 30 lights @ 10d    ₤ 1.5.0

October 28, 1803 [debits]

making one coffin for Mrs. Moling    ₤ 1.1.0

setting and burning brick kiln    ₤ 3.12.0

November 17, 1803 [debits]

underpinning kitchen    ₤ 1.0.0

building kitchen chimney    ₤ 5.8.0

underpinning dairy    ₤ 0.9.0

ditto smokehouse    ₤ 0.9.0

building arch in ditto    ₤ 0.7.6

lathing cellar ceiling 48 yards @ 4d    ₤ 0.16.0

plastering ditto and stairway, 51 yds @ 4d    ₤ 0.17.0

ditto parlour, 102 yds, 2 coats @ 4d    ₤ 3.8.0

ditto closet and entry 13 yds @ 4d    ₤ 0.8.8

putting up beads in the parlour    ₤ 0.3.0

ditto shelves in the closet    ₤ 0.12.0

silling dairy, 48 ft @ 1/    ₤ 2.8.0

weatherboarding 4 ½ squares @ 6/    ₤ 1.7.0

shingling 2 sqrs 60 feet @ 6/    ₤ 0.15.0

24 feet box and cornice @ 1/    ₤ 1.4.0

174 lathes at 1d    ₤ 0.14.6

1 door and casing    ₤ 0.9.0

repairing smokehouse    ₤ 0.3.0

30 panels of post and railing @9/    ₤ 13.10.0

1 gate    ₤ 0.7.6

building wall for ash house    ₤ 0.12.0

 

December 1803 [debits]

To building a kitchen 42 feet by 16 feet

framing and weatherboarding 12 ¼ squares at 12/    ₤ 7.7.0

ditto and shingling at 10 ½ squares at 12/    ₤ 6.6.0

ditto Joists, sleepers and partitions 12 squares at 6/    ₤ 3.12.0

4 dormer windows @ 40/    ₤ 8.0.0

laying brick and tile floor in kitchen, ditto passage    ₤ 0.15.0

ditto – passage    ₤ 0.10.0

1 meal chest 12/, table 6/, shelves 12/    ₤ 1.10.0

planking up partition    ₤ 0.10.0

making 4 doors and casings @ 9/    ₤ 1.16.0

4 window frames @6/    ₤ 1.4.0

making sashes 36 lights and glassing the same @ 10d    ₤ 1.1.0

casing and fitting one door    ₤ 0.6.0

laying floor 12 feet by16 feet 1 sqr 92 feet at 15/    ₤ 1.8.9

44 feet wash boards @ 3d    ₤ 0.11.0

lathing upstairs in kitchen

84 feet of box and cornice @ 1/

 

[Total] ₤ 134.5.3