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EXPENSES OF THE ELECTION OF TWO BURGESSES FOR THE BOROUGH OF CASTLE RISING 5thNOVEMBER 1807

Houghton Archives. Cellar 537 L

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The Hon Charles Bagot

Richard Sharpe Esq.                                                                                      £      S    d      £    s    d

To Bill for Butchers Meat                                                                               8    18 ..

To do for Fish, Ham, Fowls, Bread, Cheese, Flour, Butter

 Eggs, Confectionary, Coals, Carriage etc.                                                    11    12   1

To Mrs Cath. Cooper for Groceries                                                               5  ..       6

To Cook and Under cook and waiters                                                            1     3 ..

                                                                                                                                            26 13  7

To Thos Day Esq. for Port Wine                                                                  11    10 ..

To  do     do   do    for White Wine                                                                6      2 ..

To Benjamin Silverwood for Rum and Brandy                                                4      9 ..  

To Mr. Parfrement for  Porter                                                                        1    10 ..

To Mr Curtis for Beer                                                                                    1    17   6

To Mr Moyes for a Dinner, Ale etc. for the poor                                            6      5   1

To George Roberts for  do    do    do   do     do                                            5    11   8

To      do       do            for the Hospital                                                        4    10

                                                                                                                                           37  10  6           

To Sundry disbursements for Chaise hire, Messenger

 Horse hire and Expenses                                                                              4     4 ..

To Stamp Duty and Parchment for the Indentures

and Mayor’s Oath .                                                                                       3     6 ..

To the Mayor’s Fee                                                                                    2 2 ..

To the Sheriff’s Fee                                                                                     10     10 ..

To Recorder’s Fee                                                                                      10     10 ..

To the Sergeant’s Fee                                                                                 10        6

                                                                                                                                           31  2  6

To the Sextant for Sweeping the Church                                                        2       6        

To the Constables, Carriers and  Halberdiers                                                2        5 ..  

To Preparing the Chairs and Old men assisting                                               1     12   6                

                                                                                                                             4  ..  ..

For Agency                                                                                                         21 ..  ..

120 6  2

Mr. Sharp’s moity of this                                                  60  3  1

Mr. Sharp’s moity of bill in Nov 1806                              54  12 6

Total                                                                              114  15  7