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Klock Papers

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D 30 M W 5 Ch 40 L S 48 D W 18 Ch 70 L N 68 D 30 M W 50 Ch to the said Creek & place of beginning 280 Acres and allowances for highways
Found on back of article: Boundaries of Brahens pt.

1768
Schenectady 4th octobr 1768.
Mr. Johannes Klock.
Bought of Reynr Mynderse. lb.
To
8 3-4 pewter @ 2/6 prd-----0 pounds-1-10&1/2
1/2 Doz pewter spoons @ 5/6 Doz.-----0-2-9
3 Tea Kittle @ 20/-----3-0-0
3 lb. Tea s 7/-----0-7-0
3 iron pott @ 14/-----0-14-0
Total-----3 pounds-4-7&1/2
To
3 1/2 Ell Blue Cloth @ 10/ pr. E-----1-15-0
4 Ell Shalloon @ 2/9 pr E-----0-10-0
2 Stik Silk Twist @ 3/9-----0-3-9
2 1/2 Doz Gilt Buttons @ 2/6 pr -----0-6-9
Total-----2 pounds-14-0
Total-----5 pounds-19-7&1/2
Ditto to Cash paid pr Ballance-----6-12-4&1/2
Total-----12 pounds-12-0
Ditto Cr. by 42 lb. Bever @ 6/ pr d-----0 pounds-12-0
Found on back of article: R. Minderson, Rcpt.
Note: Receipt written in German, dated January 21, 1768.

1770
Note: An order made out to Adam Thum. It is written in German. The date on the order is: December 31st, 1770.
On back of article: Adam Thum order.

1771
Recd. in Connajoharey of John Klock the Sum of Ninte Pounds York Courance for a Nagor wench he the sed Klock Bought of me in full of all accts to this day as witness my hand.
Leuis (his X mark) Cren.
Connajoharey, June the 8th, 1771.
In Presents of (?) Jacob Felling 090 pounds.
Oswald Zimmerman
On back of article: Leuis Cran Rcpt.

1771
1772 Mr. Johannis Klock & Son Jacob, Dr.
Mar. 12 to 16 3-4 Gal. old Rum at 5/8 d per Gal. 4 pounds-14-11.
Mr. John Sanders.
Reverse side: Jo. Sanders.

1773
Rec. Stoneaby March 1st 1773 of Mr. John J. Klock the sum of One pound four shillings 8d N. York currey. in full of acct. to this Day. for Isaac Paris. by me, John Eisenlord.
1 pound-4-8 Paid.
Reverse side: Isaac Paris Rcpt

1776
Pallentine, October 3th, 1776
Sir: Jelles Fonda Esq. Please to pay to the Bearer here of John Klock the sum of Eight pound ten shilling New York Currensy for one cow and one ox I bought of him for Your Service on demand for Your so doing.
Francis D. Wild.
8 pounds-10-0.
Reverse side: F. D. Wild order.

Note: Rcpt made out in German to P. W. Stuart. Dated 1773.
Reverse side: P. W. Stewart Rcpt.

Pallentine, october 3th, 1776
Sir: Jelles Fonds, Esq. Please to the Bearor hereof John Joh. Klock the sum of fourteen pound New York Currency for two oxen I bought of him for Your
Service on demand for Your so doing.
Francis D. Wild
14 pounds-0-0
Reverse side: F. D. Wild.

1778
of gerckent met Jno. Jno Klock Jr. woldan tot Dese Dagh By Myn Johannes Mnderse.
Schdy February 5, 1778.
Reverse side: Receat of John Mynderse, Jo. Mynderson Rcpt.
Jno Johan Klock.

1777
Albany, May 30, 1777. Sattled this day and Paid Johs. Clock Jur five pound and we are now Sattled all our Accts.
Jacob Cuyler.
On back of article: Jab. Cuyler, Rcpt.

Schenectady Feb 5th 1777. This day Settled all Acct With H. G. Clock In full--When he paid me for his father Seven Shillings & 6 pence for Clock--but absence that In augt 1764 I give him 10/ to buy Salt for G Timmerman Which is not Settled as Timmerman Refuse to pay me.
Corns. Cuyler.
On back of article:

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Corns. Cuyler, Rcpt.

1779
Schenectady the 8th May 1779
Mr. Johannes Jno. Clock
Sir: Agreeable to your fathers Request I Send you three Bars of Square Iron quantity Eighty four pound & Mr. Nicholas Weiser Who has promist me to Deliver the Same to Mr. Gerret Walratt Black Smith at Canajoharry, whom I must beg to Let Johannes Clock know that he has Rec; the Iron for him & and Gentleman Yours.
Very humble Servant,
Harms. H. Windell.

1782
Palatine Destrect May 4th, 1782
Sir: I Recd. Notice this Moment from the Mustermaster Victore Podman to send the New Levees to Fort Plain Immediately in order to be Mustered Therefor you are ordered to Send your Mam here before the Eight Instant otherwise your Class will be considered as Delinquent.
I am yours &c.
Jacob Klock Coll.
Mr. John Johs. Klock
Addressed: John J. Klock, Palatine.

1783

John W. Peterie Dr.
Febry. 14, 1783 To 9 handkfs. 0 pounds-6-0.
Recd the above of John J. Klock by me Abrm. Oothout.
An article dated September 19th, 1783, is some kind of an account written in German.

1784
Palentine Sept. 20th 1784
Purchased of Simeon Hosmer three yoke of oxen valued at one Hundred and Sixty Dollars the Half was the property of the said oxen belonged to the aforesaid Simeon Hosmer and the other Half was the property of Jacob J. Klock, John J. Klock and Daniel MacDugall and the afore said oxen was sold at the second cost for two Hundred and four dollars the one Half is the property of the aforesaid Simeon Hosmer and the other of the afore said Jacob J. Klock, John J. Klock and Daniel Mac Dugall and the afore said Simeon Hosmer is to receive the first cost of the said oxen and Half the profit upon a Note received of Daniel Mac Mullin of Carlton Irland and if that note should fall they afore said Jacob J. Klock, John J. Klock and Daniel Mac Dugall must bear their equal share at the first cost. Signed in the presence of:
Philip Helmer
George Whiles
John B. Dickinson
Jacob J. Klock
John J. Klock
Simeon Hosmer
Written on the back: Jo-Jab-J. Klock & Hosmer act.

1784
This paper is a bill of sale for several years and is written entirely in German.
Written on the back: Adam Thum, John Hess, Adam Klock & Alexander Marsales.
Acct. old & likely Settled.

1784
KNOW all men by these presents that I John J. Klock of Canajoharie in the County of Tryon and State of New York am held and firmly bound unto Gerret A. Lansingh of Schinectady, in the County of Albany and State aforesaid in the sum of four hundred & four pounds ten Shilling Current money of New York in Gold or Silver to be paid to the said Gerret A. Lansingh or to his Certain Attorney Executors Administrators or assigns which payment well and truly to be maid I bind my Self my heirs Executors administrators Jointly and Severally firmly by these presents sealed with my Seal Dated the twenty forth day of february in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty four.
THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that if the above bounded John J. Klock his heirs Executors and administrators or any of them shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the above named Gerret A. Lansingh or to his Certain Attorney Executors Administrators or assigns and Just and full sum of two hundred and two pounds five shillings Current money of New York aforesaid in Gold or in Silver on or before the first Day of Augt next Insuing with Lawfull interest from the Date hereof without any fraud or further Delay then this obligation to be void or Else to remain in full force and Virtue.
Sealed and Delivered in the presence of:
Gerret G. Lansing
Abrm Oothout
On the inside of the above article: within bond now belongs to Abraham Oothout he having Satisfyed me for my part of the same. 13th Decr. 1791.
Abm A. Lansingh.

1784
Written on the inside: Johannes Klock--Crt
1785 febry 24 by Cash and wheat for Interest-----14 pounds-3-1
1786 febry 24 by Cash for Int-----14-3-1
by Cash on the bond-----19-16-1
1787 febry 24 by Cash for Int-----12-16-0
1788 febry 24 by Cash for Int-----12-16-0
by Cash on the bond-----20-0-0
1789 febry 24 by Cash on the Interest-----11-8-0
Titled on the back of the article: Canajoharie, John J. Klock to Gerret A.
Lansingh, No. 3.

1784
Rec'd the 24th Day of february 1784 of John I. Klock the sum of two hundred and three pounds thirteen shillings and eleven pence in part of the

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Money Due me for Land that I sold to his brother Henry Klock and this is to be deducted from the sum I am to receive.
Johannes M. Petri
Present: Abrm Oathout.

1785
KNOW all men by these present that we John J. Klock and Jacob J. Klock of the first part & Eva McDougal of the second part all of Palatine District in the County of Montgomery are held and firmly Bound Each to the other In fifty pounds good and lawful money of the State of New York to be paid to Either of the parties or their Certain Attorneys their Executors Administrators or Assigns To which payment well and truly to be made they oblige themselves their Heirs Executors and Administrators firmly by those presents Sealed with their Seals Dated the Twenty Ninth Day of April 1785. The Condition of this Obligation is Such that if the above Bounded John J. Klock & Jacob J. Klock of the first part & Mrs. Eva McDougal of the Second part their Heirs Executors and Administrators for their and their parts and Behalf do in all things well and truly Stand to obay Abide, perform, fulfill and keep the award, order abidement final End and Determination of Josiah Crane, Andrew Finck Junr. & Peter Schuyler Arbitrators Indifrently named Elected and Chosen as well on the parts And behalf & of the above bounds John J. Klock & Jacob J. Klock & Mrs. Eva McDougal to Arbitrate Award order Judge and Determine of and Concerning the partnership Subsisting Between John J. Klock, Jacob J. Klock & Mrs. Daniel McDougal in a trading Voiage or Trip to Oswego, Depending by or Between the said parties So as the Said Award be made and given up in Writing Under their hand, and Seals Ready to be Delivered to the Said parties, On or Before the first Day of may next Ensuing the Date above Mentioned Concerning the promises by the time aforesaid that then the Said John J. Klock, Jacob J. Klock of the first part and Eva McDougal of the Second part their Heirs Executors and Administrators for their and their parts and behalf do in all things, well and truly Stand to Obey, abide, perform fulfil and keep the Award order Abidement final End and Determination of Josiah Crane, Andrew Finck Junr. & Peter Schuyler Indifrently Chosen Between the Said parties of and Concerning the Premisses, So as the Said Arbitrators do make their Award Concerning the premises and Deliver the Same in Writing Under their hands and Seals to the Said parties on or before the first Day of May next Ensuing the Date Above said, then this Obligation to be Void Or otherwise to be and Remain in full force and Virtue--IN WITNESS Whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto Set their hands and Seal the Day and year first Above Written.
John J. Klock
Jacob J. Clock
Evah MacDougall
Signed, Sealed & Delivered In the Presence of :
John Hess
Pared Plumb
Written on the back of the document:
Mrs. M. Dougal 1-3d part of principal Still to be paid--26 pounds-0-0
Jacob Klock 1-3d part of principle Still to be paid--26 pounds-1-0
Total--53 pounds-0-0.
Paid by Mr. John Klock--23 pounds-3-0
By the Consent of the partnership for a Horse Sold--14-0-0
Mr. John J. Klock Deferent of the Principle--3-7-0
Total--93 pounds-10-0.
26.10
J. J. Clock--5-9-4
John J. Clock--2-15-0
John J. Clock To Jacob C.--18-4-0
Written on the back: Jo. & Jab. J. Klock & Eve McDougle.

1785
July 6th Day (German) with Evah McDuegell and received in full of all abounds till this day I say by me.
Jacob J. Clock
Wittniss: Christian Melles Justice.

Sir: Please to pay the Bearer hereof John J. Klock the Sum of Seven pounds in money and fore so doing you will oblaige your humble Servent.
John Petr
March 22 Day 1795(?) 7 pounds-8-10.
To Abraham Othout Esqr.
On the back: Jo Petri order.

1785
Received Palatine 28th March 1785 from Mr. John J. Klock the sum of Twelve pounds Current Money of N. York it being in behalf of the Partnership of the said John J. Klock, Jacob Ja. Klock and Daniel McDougal. 12 pounds-0-0.
By me
Lenerd Krause
Written on the back of the document: L. Crouse Rcpt. on act. of the Partnership of Jac. J. Klock, Jo. J. Klock & D. McDugal.

Received this 1st day of July 1785 of John h Klock in ful of all accounts was this Day Ricevet By me.
John (his X mark) Wilmer
Witnes present: John Hess, Jacob J. Clock.
Written on the back of the document: Jo. Hilmer Rcpt.

Mont. Jus Court
John Nelles
a.
John J. Klock &
Jacob J. Klock
Received this 21th Day of February 1785 of John J. Klock 16 pounds in full for my Caust in this Sute.
Abrm. Van Horne Sherif.

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On the back of the document: A. Van Horne Rcpt Sheriff.

1785
This document is apparently a bill of sale and is written entirely in German.

A Letter from Adam Klock
Cataraque, 8th August, 1785.
Dear Chosins,
I take this opportunity to inform you and your family that I and my family are in a good state of health. Hoping that these few lines may find you and your family in the same state of health as they have found us. I did expect to come and see you this fall, but as I am going on my land tomorrow, and have some help to help me now, I will have no time this fall to come and see you. I want son about five or six Schipple of wood which is a very scharse article here. I wish that you would send me by the bearer herof F. Coyes Staley three schipple of wood and one schipple of roy and tell him the price thereof and I shall send you the money by the first safe hand and besides be much obliged to you for so doing. So no more at present but remember me to your father and mother, little Jacob's family, Henry Klock and Familey and the highest man there, Esq. Nellis and family and inquiring, so no more, but I and my family includes our best compliments to you and your familey.
And remain your friend,
Adam Clock.
P. S. You will tell Mr. Anguish to deliver the ax that he stolen from me at Cataraque to deliver to you and to you make use of it.
A. C.

1786
Pallitine January 7 yr 1786
Sir: I have an account a Gainst you by Simon Nicolls the sum of 2 pounds-1-6 therefore you will come on Monday the 16th Instant to the house of John Hess to Settle to answer the Same & to Save Farder Troubl and Cost.
I am yours &c
Christ Nelles Justice
To John J. Klock
Written on the back: is a bill of sale or account written in German.
Addressed to Mr. John J. Klock at Pallitine.

1786
KNOW all Men by these presents that I Jacob J. Klock of Palatine District and County of Montgomery in the State of New York Gentlemen I am held and firmly bound unto Johannis J. Klock and Eva McDougal of the same place in the Sum of Sixty Pounds Lawful money of the state of New York to be paid unto the said John J. Klock and Eva McDougall or to either of their Heirs Executors Administrators or assigns. For which payment I bind myself my Heirs Executors & Administrators and every of them firmly by these presents. Sealed with my Seal dated this Seventh Day of March in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Eighty Six. The condition of this Obligation is such that if the above bound Jacob J. Klock shall well and truly pay on the said Eva McDougalls delivering up to the said Jacob J. Klock a certain joint Note given by her late Husband and Johannis J. Klock and the said Jacob J. Klock unto Peter Wormwood if then the said Jacob J. Klock shall make payment unto Johannis Nellis for the Partnerships account of the said Partnership then this obligation to be void and of none Effect or else to remain in full force and Virtue.
Jacob J. Clock (Seal).
Sealed and delivered in the presence of us:
Roorbach
Ch. Nukerck
(NB. the word "Pay" in the third line and words "unto Peter Wormwood" in the seventh line of the condition was enterlined before Execution.)
Written on the back: Jas. J. Klock, bond.

1787
1787 febry 24 Recd of Johannes J. Klock twelve pounds Sixteen Shillings for Interest on his bond with me.
Gerrett A. Lansingh.
On back of article: G. A. Lansing Rcpt.

Recd. from John Klock three Skipples? wheat on Acct. of Helmick Mason Dated Palatine 20th day of Decr. 1787.
Wm. Egan.
On back of article: W. Egan Rcpt.

Mont. Jus Court
John Nelles
John J. Klock &
Jacob J. Klock
Recd. Feb 9th 1787 from John J. Klock four pounds six Shillings & six pence for the costs in this case.
Chris P. Yates Atty for Pit.
On back of article: C. Yates Rcpt. for Jas. & Jo. Klock.

For value recd. October 2nd 1787. I promise to pay John Klock Junr. or his order the Sum of fifteen pounds twelve Shillings & Six pence N York Currency two years after date with interest from this day witness my Hand.
Adam (his X mark) Klock
present: Chris. P. Yates
On back of article: Recd. of the written consideration the sum of Six pounds Eight Shillings this twenty Seventh day of October 1790. Recd. of the within consideration six pounds Eight Shilling.
Adam Klock Note.

Johannes Klock Sells the Fort Klock Property to Johannes Klock, Jr.
1787
THIS INDENTURE made the first Day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty Seven Between Johannes

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Klock of Palentine District in the County of Montgomery and State of New York yeoman of the one part and Johannes Klock Junior of the same place yeoman of the other part Witnesseth that the said Johannes Klock for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred pounds current money of New York to him in hand paid by the said Johannes Klock Junior at and before the Ensealing and delivery hereof the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged he the said Johannes Klock Hath granted bargained sold aliened remissed released and confirmed and by these presents Doth grant bargain Sell Alien remise release and confirm unto the said Johannes Klock Junior in his actual possession and Seizer now being by Virtue of a bargain and sale to him thereof made for one whole year by Indenture bearing date the day next before the date of these presents and by force of the Law for transferring of uses into Possession and to his heirs and assigns forever All those Certain tracts or parcels of land Situate lying and being in Palentine District in the County aforesaid on the North East side of the Mohawk river in a Pattent heretofore Granted to Abraham Windel Deceased and others it being part of Lott No. Eleven in said Pattent the first of which parcels of Land begins at the bank of the said river on the division Line between the said Lott Eleven and Lott No. ten and runs from thence along the Division Line between said Lotts No. ten and Eleven North Sixty Eight Degrees East Seventy Six Chains and fifty Links thence North Sixty Degrees West twenty four Chains and twenty Links to the Exact half breadth of the said Lott No. Eleven thence south Sixty four Degrees and fifteen Minutes West keeping on the Exact half or Middle of the said Lott Sixty Eight Chains and forty five Links to the said River thence Down the River to the place of beginning the Second parcel of Land begins on the south Line of the said Lott No. Eleven one hundred and ten Chains and Seventy Seven Links Distance from the said River on the Division Line between the said Lotts No. ten and Eleven and runs thence North forty one Degrees and fifteen Minutes West forty four Chains to the North Line of the said Lott to a Small white gain tree marked with the Letter J K on two side thence along the Division Line between Lott number twelve and the said Lott No. Eleven North Sixty three Degrees East fifty seven Chains to the Rear Line of the said Pattent thence South forty three Degrees East thirty one Chains thence South Sixteen Degrees East Sixteen Chains to the corner of said Lotts No. ten and Eleven thence along said Division Line South Sixty Eight Degrees West to the Place of beginning (the Lines across this Lott and true the Middle thereof to be Surveyed as the Needle now points Excepting the rear Line of the Lott), and also a Certain Island Laying in the river containing about four Acres which the said Johannes Klock formerly bought from John Duncan (Excepting out of the above two Parcels of Land a free wagon road for him the said Johannes Klock and his assigns true the Length of the same where it may be tought Proper without Damage) Together with all and Singular the houses outhouses Barns Stables Orchards wood Trees timbers Standing or growing on the same with all and Singular the hereditaments and appartenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the Reversion and Reversions remainder and remainders Rents Issues and Profits thereof and all the Estate Right title Interest Profit Property claim & Demand whatsoever of him the said Johannes Klock of in and to the hereby granted Premises or any part or Parcel thereof (Excepting as above) TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the hereby granted Parcels of Land Island and premises above mentioned with all and Singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging unto the said Johannes Klock Junior his heirs and assigns to the sole and only proper use benefit and behoof of him the said Johannes Klock Junior his heirs and assigns forever and also free Liberty for him the said Johannes Klock Junior his heirs and assigns of a wagon road true the Length of the remainder of said Lott No. Eleven where it may be tought necessary without Damage And the said Johannes Klock Doth hereby covenant grant and agree to and with the said Johannes Klock Junior his heirs and assigns that the hereby granted Land and premises are free and Clear of all incumbrances whatsoever Excepting the anuel quit rent to be come due on the same And further the said Johannes Klock his heirs Executors and Administrators All and Singular the hereby granted Land and Premises unto the said Johannes Klock Junior his heir and assigns against all and every other Person or persons Lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof shall and will warrant and by these Presents forever Defend In Witness whereof the said Parties to these presents have hereunto Interchangeably set their hands and seals the Day and year above written.
Johannes (his X mark) Klock (Seal)
Sealed and Delivered
(the words (Eight) on the fourteenth Line (three) on the twenty Second Line from the top of the first Sheet (?) on the third Line from the bottom of the third Sheet being obliterated before Sealed and Delivered.
In the Presence of:
John J. Petrie
Abrm Oothout
Found on the back of the indenture: Recorded in the clerks office of the County of Montgomery Book A of Conveyances pages 479, 480, 481, 482, 483 the fifth day of October 1787.
By me, Chris. P. Yates, Clerk.
Johannes Klock to Johannes Klock Jur., Convayance, recording 16/6.

1787
Palatine Nov. 8th, 1787
Sir: I am informed you hold possession of two oxen the property of your Sis-

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ters Anna Elizabeth Timmerman and three others and two of the Petres by Virtue of a Bill of Sale as the Attorney of those persons if you do not comply I am authorized to commence an Action against you for them and against your Mother for the property conveedy to these several persons by Virtue of the aforesaid Bill of Sale.
Sir, our Humble Sevt.
John C. Schuyler, atty at Law.
Reverse side:
2-13-7-bush-17-an-1/2-1$-5-7-1/2
0-17-10
0-6-0
0-6-0
0-3-0
(Total) 4-0-5-----(Total)6-5-2-1/2
John J. Klock, Palatine District.

1788
Recd. March 21st 1788 of Johannes J. Klock the sum of Thirty seven Pounds
Nineteen Shillings in full I say Recd. by me.
Johannes Nelles.
On back of article: Jo. Nellis Rcpt.

Recd. the 24 febry 1788 of Johannes SJ. Klock twelve pounds Sixteen Shillings for the Interest of his bond Due to Gerret A. Lansing and twenty pounds on the Principal of the same Recd in behalf of Gerret A. Lansingh.
by me Abrm Oothout.
On back of article: A. Oothoudt.

Palin Augt. 29th 1788
Mr. John Klock: Sir, you will please to Deliver to Mr. James Forbes the sum of Fifteen Shilling on the acct. of the Execution and this slip (?) shall be your discharg.
Your Humble Servant, Mr. John J. Klock
Caleb Mana.
On back of article: Caleb Mana order, Jas. Forbes.
Note: One of the slips for 1788 seemed to be a bill of account, but being written in German was unable to be read.

1789
Pallentine November ye 8th, 1789.
This may Certify that we the Subscribers John Clock, Jacob J. Clock, Semeon Hosmer in company have Justly Settled our accounts Between us and Daniel Macdougland find the hole account to be Eleven Pound Twelve Shilling & 8 pence Hallefasc monney wich is pound S18 da a Pice.
John Klock
Jacob J. Clock
Simeon Hosmer
Witness out Hands in Presence of:
Nathn Steele
Philip L. Helmer
Written on the back: Jo. Jab. Klock & S. Hosmer.

A receipt dated July 20, 1789 and signed by Henry Helmer is written entirely in German.

An account, as written on the back, John Ayganhoudt--Jost Klock actt. & Settlement. The account is written in German.

1789
Received of Jno. Klock Six Skeple of pease on account at four Shillings a Skeple.
By me, John Mynderse.
Schdy 16 feb 1789.
Written on the back: Jo Minderson.

Recd the 24 febry 1789 of Johannes Jo Klock Eleven pound, Eight Shillings for the Interest of his bond to this Date Due to Gerrett Lansing.
Written on the back: A. Oothoudts Rcpt.

April 9th 1789
Sir: I Will answer the Som 1 pound-2-6 of Henry W. Nelles, Your Mose
Opatrone (?)
Jose Waggoner.
To John Klock
the Acct comes to:
1 pound-11-0.
1-2-6.
(Total) 0-8-6.
Written on the back: Joseph Waggonir order or promise.

Stonerabe June 14th, 1789.
Recpt of mr. John J. Klock one Pound fifteen shilling & 3d in foull of all the months pay etc Recept.
John Straher.
1-15-3.

1799
Niagara July 19th 1789
Sir: I am to acquaint you that I arrived here safe, and found my Cattle here before me. You may depend their is no trade here at prescot--either in Cattle or Horse, as the people are daily coming in, who trust them out, or sells them for paper Money, should I find out their is any likelyhood of your making any thing yu may depend on me givin you notice. Mrs. Nelless joins with me, in Compliments to Mrs. Clock and family. P. S. You will pease to make my Compliments to all my friends & must desire you to write to me by the first or every opportunity you can & you may expect the same from me.
Mr. John Clock at Conagohary
Addressed:

1790
Grand River, May 8th, 1790
Sir: You Desird me to let you know what Comodity would be best for Trafick in this Country but I cant recommend to you to bring anything here for Sail as we have Bread Sufficient here for this year and Cash is Scarce here now so that if you were to bring horses or Cows or any thing else for Sale you might Sell them But you would be hard Set to get the ready Money as there is little money in the place them oxen that Warner brought up Last year is not Sold yet So that you may See by that that money is

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Scarce.
My Complymens to your family and I remain Sir Your frd. and well wisher.
Henery W. Nellis.

To Mr. John Clock.
Found on the reverse side of the letter: John Feavel; Hegtsbod Squires; Edminezer Chyfers; Wilm humphry; Chai Carmen; Joseph Rahoone; Benjm Rahoone Junr.
Addressed: Mr. John Clock, Mohawk River.

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