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Account Book of Merchant Jelles Fonda

[This information is from Vol. I, p. 655 of History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925, edited by Nelson Greene (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 974.7 G81h. This online edition includes lists of portraits, maps and illustrations. As noted by Paul Keesler in his article, "The Much Maligned Mr. Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Account Book of Merchant Jelles Fonda

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Account of the sales in London in 1767, of "One Hogshead of Furrs" for account [illegible] of Mr. Jelles Fonda, a merchant at Cachnewago. [i.e, Caughnawaga]

(From the collection of Samuel Ludlow Frey, Palatine Bridge.)

Account of Sales of One Hogshead of Furrs [illegible] York — Berton from New York for Acct. [illegible] of Mr. Jelles Fonda Merch. at Cachnewago
   
 Sold Wegelin & Webber @ one month   
 8Good [illegible] fox7/6 3     
 3ordy ditto3/6  106   
 140good red Fox4/9 335    
 66ordy ditto2/3 786   
 4Good gray Fox3/6  14    
 2ordy ditto1/6  3    
 421good Martins4/9 99919   
 292ordy ditto2/9  403   
 103good Mink4/9 2493   
 36ordy ditto2/3 41    
 35good Fisher7/ 125    
 29ordy ditto3/6 516   
 15good Otter16/ 12     
 5ordy ditto7/6 1176   
 12good open [illegible]3/6 22    
 3ordy ditto1/9  53   
 3good Wolves11/6 1146   
 2ordy ditto2/6  15    
 63Squirrels1  53   
 ——————250  
 To my [illegible] 2 1/? [illegible] 6 (something)  65    
 Brokerage 1/2 [illegible] 6 (something)  15    
 [illegible]  1166   
 J. Landing housing [illegible] 1131169105
 ————————————
 £18097
 London Augt. 25. 1767   

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