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Klock Papers

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1790
Mr. John Klock
By Virtue of a Writ of Subpoena to you Directed and herewith shewn unto you you are personally to be and appear before our Judges and Assistant Justices at our next Court of Common Pleas to be held for the County of Montgomery at the Court House in Johnstown on the second Tuesday in October next at ten O'Clock in the Forenoon of that Day then & there to Testify the Truth according to your knowledge in a certain Cause in our Court now before us Depending and determined Between Eva Mc Dougal Plaintiff and Christopher Fox Defendant in a Plea of Trespass on the case on the part of the Plaintiff & this you are not to omit upon pain of one hundred pounds Dated the Eleventh Day of June 1790.
John C. Schuyler Atty.
By the Court.

1790
(-----)
of Montgomery
Humbly sheweth that your Petitioner did on the 6th day of April 1790 pay to the Treasurer of this State the sum of 24 pounds-11-10 of Quit Rent for 690 acres of Land in Lot No. 11 in a Patent Granted to Francis Harrison & others situate in the Town of Palatine & County aforesaid, for himself and two brothers, Hendrick Klock & Jacob J. Klock. That your Petitioner (the rest of the document has been torn off).
Written on the back of the document: Petition of John J. Klock in Assembly
February 23rd, 1799. Read and referred to the Comptroller to report thereon.
March 5th 1799. This petition and report referred to Mr. Voorhees.
Mr. Fairlis.
Mr. Westcott.

1791
Schenectady 2d Jany 91
Mr. Fowler Pleas to give The Bearer two Schiple of Corn and place To My accounts.
G. Kendall.

Sir: Pleas to pay or cause to be paid unto Josiah Crane Junr or order the sum of five shillings and nine pence and youl oblige your humble Servt. (?)
Chs. Newkerck Esqr.

Palatine 28th May 1791
NewYork January 3d 1791. Received by the hand of Jacob J J Klock from Mr. Wilckens for Mr. Behrens the sum of nine pounds.
Joh. Daniel Gros.
9 pounds OS OS.

Recd. of John J. Klock this 8th day of April 1791 the Sum of Fourteen Pounds Eleven Shillings in Behalf of the poor--witness my Hand.
John Straher O O the poor.
On the back: Jo. Straher Rcpt Poor.

1792
Schenectady 17th Augt. 1792
Sir: Colonel Frey informs me that you wish to purchase a certain lot of land, lying on the Mohawk river, opposite to the Canajoharie Castle, the property of George Johnson, a son of the late Sir Wm. Johnsons. Now as I have the disposal of that lot, & can give up the claim to the Title, I will sell it to you, if we can agree--the price I have fixed upon after having enquired into its value is Two hundred pounds New York Currency. Should this price not suit you, let me know by the bearer what you will give.
I am Sir Your very hble Servt.
John Ferguson.
Mr. Klock.
Addressed on the back: Mr. Klock, Mohawk River.

1792
Palatine September 4th 1792
this is to Certify that John J. Clock gives liberty for John Carne to possess the place where he is now living for the Space of two months from the Date hereof and that the above John Carne Shall not in their time molest or Damnify the Said house or Land or timber or any thing Belonging on Said premises and at the end of two months Shall leave the Said house as good as it now is furthermore that I John J. Clock has given the above mentioned John Carne two pounds for his improvements therefore I John Carne do give up all my right and title for Said improvement and have now no more demands on Said
John J. Clock.
(-----)
Tolmkeadpel (?)
William Roberts.

On Demand I Pro mise to pay or Cause to be paid Mr. John Klock or his Order The Just Sum of Seven Pounds twelve Shillings with lawfull Interest untill paid for Value recd. This 19th March 1792 two Palatine Montgomery County.
For Value Received, I Promise to pay Mr. John J. Klock Or his Just Order The full Sum of Seven pounds twelve Shillings of the State of New York with lawfull Interest until paid.
The above two articles are written on the back of a bill of account written in German.

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1792
Feb. 23 1792 Johnson House
Mr. Clock
Sir: Since You left my house this day I have Examined My Books I have found your name In Mr. Yates Acct for 25 Shiple (?) Pease (?). his Certificat I have Exchanged letter With YourSelf or Some one for You In Order to have it Settled By Mr. Barber their Comissr but do Not find you Name for Any thing there It Runs In my mind that Your or Your fathers name is In General Veeders Acct. for Cattle But Am Not Certain this is All I Can Say on the Subject if I see General Veeder I Will Spoke to him. But As You Say it was (-----) Canajohare Church Was burnt I Must be in the (-----) Yates Acted as State Agent. Most probell it is In them Accts.
I am Sr Your most humble Servt.
Cornels Cuyler. Mr. John Clock, Palatine. Addressed on the back: Mr. John J. Clock, Palatine.

1793
Received Palatine oct 31th 1793 from John P. Suits by this Hands of John Jo Klock the Sum of 7-9 it being in full for the Cost of a Suit Between the said Suits and Klock.
Rcvd by me,
Cornl. C. Beekman, Justice.
Written on the back: April ten 29-1794 John Suits (the rest of the writing which is apparently a bill of some kind, is written in German).

Schenectady April 5th 1793
Dr Sir: I was just now at Mr. Oathouts who informed me that Firguson could not give you a deed because he did not know the boundary lines. Since what Mr. Oathout has found out the lines and Firguson will be down in August and give you a deed.
I am Yours Sin y,
J. Cushman.
Addressed on the back: Mr. Johannis Klocke.

1793
(This document is, no doubt, a bill of sale for groceries--written entirely in German).
Memarandum it is agreed, between John J. Klock of the County of Montgomery and State of New York of the one part & John McCrarey of the Same place, of the Other part--That is to say that the said John McCrarey most leafe the Lands and Possession of the said John J. Klock the first Day of January next that is in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety four, Giving Under My hand and Seal at Palatine This 2 Day of November 1793.
John Mccrara.
Sealed and Diliverd in the Presance of John C. Nellis, Henry H. Smith.

This 2 Day of November 1793 John J. Klock has bought a knew of John McCrarey for the Sum of Nine Shillings.
Given Under my hand,
John Maccrara.
Presant: John C. Nellis.
Written on the back of the document: Jo. McCrary; Sale Canoo.

1793
Palatine Town July 10th 1793 Surveyd for Mr. John J. Klock the following part or Piece of Land Begun at the east Side of the Cannada Creek and on the Western most line of a Patent Granted unto Patrick Van Dreasing and Runs thence along Said Van Drasings Patent N 48 deg. East 90 Chs. then S 41 deg. 30 mt East 65 Chs. then N 48 deg. East 35 Chs. along Hanisons Patent to Klocks Patent then along the same N 68 deg. 30 mt W 12: 60 then S 48 deg. W 16 Chs. then N 41 deg. 30 mt. W 65 Chs then S 48 deg. W 19 Chs. then N 68 deg. 30 mt W 57 Chs. 40 to the aforesaid Cannada Creek then along the Said Creek to the Place when first Begun Cont. about 417 acres.
Corin C. Beekman, Survr.
Found on back of article: Survey of Brachans Patent; Mr. John J. Klock.

1794
Recept of the town of Palatine the Sum of Six pounts by the hant of John Klock overseer of the poor for Tocktren vellen Pos Reuben Phillips.
Andrew Gray.
Reverse side: Repben Phillips, Rect Poor.

1794
Sir please to Deliver Mr. William Harris my mare you have in Keeping for me and saddle & bridle and you will much oblige your Friend and Servant Charles Ward.
Royal Grant December 22the 1794.
Mr. John J. Clock, Palatine.
Reverse side: Chs. Ward Order.

1794
Mr. Klock and Miss Klock company is desired to my hous to morrow after Dinner you will Ablige Caleb Foulkner 26 Novr. 1794.
Reverse side: Mr. John J. Klock.

1794
East Canada Crik December 29th 1794
Sir: this day wee begin work on the New Road that leads from the Bridge by R. Cooks and as I belive you are a wellwisher to the Publick. I bege your frindly asistance--I am led to believe by commincing work on this Roade it will stop tharse on the other. I am surprise att the commissionors & sorrey to see the Commanal-
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titay obay thare Cussed ordor.
I am your most Abedant Humble Sarvent,
John Beardslee.
Mr. John Clock.
John Clock, Palatine.

1794
Recd Mr. John J. Klock thirteen Shillings & 6d in full of all Accounts to this 8d May 1794.
Signd for Simon Mabee.
Peter P. Mabee.
Reverse side: S. Mabee, Rcpt.

1794
Palatine July 3the 1794
Racived of John J. Klock one of the overseers of the Poor fore the Town afore said, the sume of Eight Pounds four Shillings fore my sester Backe per me.
Audolph House.
in the presens of Adam Thum Junior.
Reverse side: Adolf House, Rcpt, Poor.

1794
December 29th 1794
Dr. Sr.: Mr. Cox appears to be much Inclied to leave this Town and will sett of to the jersay, therefore thing it highly Necessary for you to meet with Mr. Straher in manner to consult with him and Some of the Justices where you will be kind anough to notify both. Esqr. Foxes--to meet at the house of John Strahers this Evening and Oblidge your Hbl. Servt.
Jacob Snell.
Mr. John Clock.
Reverse side: Mr. John Clock, Palatine.

1794
Sir--as I understand you are one of the overseer of the Poor for this town. Therefore you are requested to come if possible to the House of Christian Nelles Esqr. to settle bussiness in that line.
Patrick Kennedy.
Palatine 19th June 94.
V: B I would be desirous you would come without delay.
Reverse side: Mr. John Klock.

1794
Mr. John Klock To Danl Wood.
Jany 25th Purging Salts Sons Wife-----0-1-6
Augt 28 Visit and Attendance on Day Daughr-----1-2-0
Purging leaves & Earemenetive oil Do.-----0-6-0
Purging Pills Do.-----0-3-0 31
Visit Repd and Purging oil Do.-----0-5-0
Septr. 5 Visit repeated Do.-----0-2-0
(Total)-----19 Pounds-6

Dear Sir: I wish to have all my accoumpt settled, as I intend to leave this county soon. Your discharging the above therefore will oblige your Humle Servt.
Danl Wood.
Reverse side: Mr. John Klock; D. Woodscut against J. J. Klock.

1794
This indenture Made this Fourth Day of February--in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven Hundred and Ninety Four Between John Jo. Klock of Palatine Town in the county of Montgomery and in the State of New York Farmer of the one Part and John Kim of the same place Town and County aforesaid of the other Part. Witnesseth that the said John Jo. Klock for and in consideration of the Yearly Rent and Covenant Herein after Reserved Mentioned and contained
which on the Part and behalf of the said John Kim his Executors administrators and assigns are or ought to be Paid kept done and Preformed Hath Demissed Granted and to farm Let and by these Presents Doth Demiss grant and to farm let unto the said John Kim his Executors
administrators and assigns all that certain ten acres of woodland which land is known and being Part of a Patent granted unto John Brashen situate on the North side of the Mohawk River in the Town aforesaid the said Ten acres of woodland being Part of the said Patent and Lying Between a Patent Called Klock Patent and an other Patent Called Van Dreasings Patent and is to begin at a Certain Hamlock tree standing in the Rear line of the Said Van Dreasins Patent about one Hundred and fifty yards Northwest from the now Dwelling Logg house of the said John Kim and the said Tree is Marked with a Blaze on the east side of the Tree and is to Run thence from said Tree Northeast to a Black oak tree Burnt Black and standing Near the Road that Leads to Yuokers Bush and to continue the same course to the Rear line of the said Klock Patent then along the said Klocks Patent and the said Van Dreasings Patent Southeast till it takes in just Ten acres of Land Together with the appurtenances--whatsoever to the Said Premises belonging or in any wise appertaining To Have and To Hold the Said Hereby Demissed Premises with the appurtenances unto the Said John Kim his Executors administrators and assigns from the Day of the Date of these Presents for and During the Term of Ten Years thence Next ensuing and fully to be complete and ended Yeilding and Paying therefore Yearly and every Year During the Said Term Hereby Granted unto the said John J. KLock his heirs Execu-
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tors administrators and Assigns the Yearly Rent or Sum of Twelve shillings Current Lawfull Money of the State of Newyork the first Payment to be Made on the first Day of January in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven Hundred and Ninety six and so Yearly and every Year on the first Day of January during the Said term Hereby granted and if it shall Happen that the said Yearly Rent above Reserved or any Part thereof be behind and unpaid by space of Twenty right Days Next after either of the said Days the same should or of Right ought to Paid as aforesaid, being Lawfully Demanded, that then and from thence forth it shall and May be Lawfull to and for the said John Jo. Klock his heirs Executors administrators and assigns unto the said Demised Premises or any Part thereof in the Name of the whole to Reenter and the same Premises and every Part thereof to Have again Repossess and enjoy as in his and thru first and former Estate Right Title and Degree, and the said John Kim Thruout his Executors administrators and assigns thruout and from thence to Expell and Put out, any thing Herein Containing to the contrary thereof in any wise not with standing and the said John Kim for himself his Executors and administrators Doth Hereby covenant and grant to and with the said John Jo. Klock his Executors administrators and assigns in Manner and form following (that is to say) that he the said John Kim his Executors administrators or assigns or some of them Yearly and every year During the Term as aforesaid Hereby letter shall and will well and Truly Pay or cause to be Paid unto the said John Jo. Klock his heirs Executors administrators or assigns the Yearly Rent above Reserved at the Days above Expressed according to the True Interest and Maning of these Presents and the said John Kim his Executors administrators and assigns shall and will keep the said Premises in good Repair during the Said Term and at the end of the said Term the said Premises Peaceable and Quitly Yeald up with the Appurtenances unto the said John Jo. Klock his Executors administrators and assigns Paying the said Yearly Rent of Twelve shillings and Preforming the said Covenants and agreements as aforesaid which on his or their Parts or Behalfs are or ought to be Paid Done and Preformed shall and may from time to time and at all times During the Said Term Hereby granted Peaceable and Quitly enter into Have hold up occupy Possess and enjoy all and Singular the said Premises Hereby Demised with the appurtenances (Except as before Excepted) without the Let Trouble Hindernce Molestation Interruption and Denial of him the said John Jo. Klock his Heirs Executors administrators and assigns and of any other Person and Persons whatsoever Lawfully Claiming or to Claim by from or under him them or any of them or by or through his their or any of their acts Means or Procurements in Witness whereof the said Parties to these Presents Have Hereunto set their hands and seals the Day and Year first above written. Sealed and Delivery In the Presence of:
(VB the words "of woodland" in the 17 line on the first side was Interlined).
Christian Nelles; Corns. C. Beekman.
John (his X mark) Kim; (Seal).
John J. Klock; (Seal).
Reverse side: Corns. C. Beekman.

1794
This Indenture made this third Day of January in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety four Between John Jo. Klock of Palatine Town in the County of Montgomery and in the State of Newyork of the one Part and Elle Hyde of the same Place Town and County aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said John Jo. Klock for and in consideration of the Yearly Rents and Covenants Herein after reserved Mentioned and Contained which on the Part and behalf of the said Elle Hyde his Executors administrators and assigns are or ought to be Paid Kept done and Preformed Hath Demised granted and to farm Let and by these Presents Doth Demise grant and to farm Let unto the said Elle Hyde his Executors administrators and assigns all that certain thirty acres of woodland which Land is known and being Part of A Patent Granted unto John Brashen situate on the North side of the Mohawk River in the Town aforesaid the said Thirty acres being Part of the said patent and Lying Between a Patent Called Klocks Patent and an other Patent Called Van Dreasings Patent and is to be Bounded on the east to the Ten acres of Land Leased by the said John Jo. KLock to John Kim being Part of the said Patent granted unto John Brashen, and is to Run from the said Ten acres of Land North West along the said Klock Patent and the said Van Dreasings Patent so far as to take in Just thirty acres of Land together with the appurtenances whatsoever to the said Premises belonging or in any wise appertaining, to Have and to Hold the said Hereby Demised Premises with the appurtenances unto the said Elle Hyde his Executors administrators and assigns from the Day of the Date of these Presents for and During the Term of Ten Years thence Next ensuing and fully to be complete and ended yielding and Paying therefore Yearly and every Year During the said Term Hereby granted unto the said John Jo. Klock his heirs executors administrators and assigns the Yearly Rent or Sum of Two pounds Current Lawfull Money of the State of Newyork the first Payment to be made on the first Day of January which will be in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and Niney Six and so Yearly and every Year on the first day of January During the said Term Hereby granted and if it shall Happen that the Said Yearly Rent above Reservied or any Part thereof be behind and unpaid by the space of twenty right Days Next
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after either of the said Days the same should or of Right ought to be Paid as aforesaid being lawfully Demanded that then and from thence forth it shall and May be Lawfull to and for the Said John Jo. Klock his heirs Executors administrators and assigns into the said Demised Premises or any part thereof in the name of the whole Reenter and the same Premises and every Part thereof to Have again Repossess and enjoy as in his and their first and former Estate Right Title and Degree, and the said Elle Hyde his executors administrators and assigns thruout and from thence to Expell and Putout any thing Herein containing to the contrary thereof in any wise not withstanding and the said Elle Hyde for himself his Executors administrators and assigns Doth Hereby Promise Covenant and agree to and with the Said John Jo. Klock his heirs Executors administrators and assigns as follows that is to say that the said Elle Hyde his Executors administrators and assigns or some of them shall and will within the Terms aforesaid Plant or cause to be Planted one Hundred of apple trees fit for such use, and to be Planted each Ten Yeards apart and all in one Piece as they ought to be Planted, on the Premises Hereby letter, and at the end of the Said Term Hereby Letter the said apple Trees aforesaid, must all stand and grow or being alife and also that he the said Elle Hyde his Executors administrators or assigns or some of them, Yearly and every year During the Term as aforesaid Hereby letter shall and will well and truly Pay or cause to be Paid unto the said John Jo. Klock his heirs Executors administrators or assigns the Yearly Rent above Reserved at the Days above Expressed according to the Intent and Meaning of these Presents, and the said Elle Hyde his Executors administrators and assigns, shall and will keep the said Premises in good Repair During the said Term and at the end of the said Term the said Premises Peaceable and Quitly Yield up in good Repair with the appurtenances unto the said John Jo. Klock his Executors administrators or assigns, and also that he the said Elle Hyde his Executors administrators and assigns Pay the said Yearly Rent of Two Pounds and Performing the said Covenants and agreements as aforesaid, which on his or their Parts or Behalfs are or ought to be Paid Done and Performed, shall and May from time to time and at all times During the said Term Hereby letter Peaceable and Quitly enter into Have Hold up occupy Possess and enjoy all and singular the Said Premises Hereby Demised with the appurtenances (Except as before Excepted) without the Let Trouble Hindernce Molestation Interruption and Denial of him the Said John J. Klock his heirs Executors administrators and assigns and of any other person and Persons whatsoever Lawfully Claiming or to Claim by from or under him them or any of them or by or through his their or any of their acts Means or Procurements In Witmess whereof the said Parties to these Presinets Have Hereunto set their Hands and Seals the Day and Year first above written. John J. (?).
(Note: A piece torn out.)
Sealed and Delivered In the Presence of :
(VB the words "a Patent" in the 16 line on the first side and the words "which will be" in 32 line on same side was interlined and the word "shall" in the first line on the second side was wrote on a Razur.)
Christian Nelles; Corns. C. Beekman. Reverse side: C. Beekman.

1795
This Indenture made the Sixteenth day of November in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven Hundred and Ninety five Between John Jo. Klock of the Town of Palatine in the County of Montgomery and in the state of New York of the one Part, and Peter Bies of the same Place Town and County aforesaid of the other Part, Witnesseth that the said John Jo. Klock for and in Consideration of the Yearly Rents and Covenants herein after reserved Mentioned and Contained, which on the Part and behalf of the said Peter Bies his executors administrators and assigns are or ought to be Paid Kept done and Performed, Hath demised Granted and to farm lot by these Presents doth Grant demise and to farm lot, unto the said Peter Bies his executors administrators and assigns all that Certain thirty acres of land which is Known and being part of a Patent Granted unto John Brashen situate lying and being on the North side of the Mohawk River in the Town aforesaid, which said thirty acres of land is Butted and Bounded as follows Begins at the south east Corner of lot Number thirty eight in a Patent granted unto George Klock William Nelles and others then North sixty eight degrees and thirty Minutes East, so far as to take in 30 acre of land then North 48 degrees east 16 chains to the aforesaid patent granted unto George Klock with Mr. Nellis and others, then north sixty eight degrees and thirty minutes West then south forty eight degrees west to the Place where it first begun Containing thirty acres of land, Together with the appurtenances whatsoever to the Premises belonging or in any wise appertaining To Have and To Hold the said hereby demised Premises with the appurtenances unto the said Peter Bies his executors administrators and assigns from 1st day of May last Past for and during the Term of Ten Years thence next ensuing and fully to be Complete and ended Yielding and Paying therefore Yearly and every Year during the said Term hereby Granted, unto the said John Jo. Klock his heirs executors administrators and assigns the Yearly Rent or sum of one Pound Ten Shillings lawfull Money of the State of New York the first Payment to be made on the first day of May will be in the
Year of our Lord one thousand seven Hundred and Ninety seven and so Yearly
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and every Year on the first day of May during the said Term hereby Granted, and if it shall Happen that the said Yearly Rent above Reserved or any Part thereof be, behind and unpaid by the space of Twenty eight days--next after either of the said days the same should, or of Right ought to be Paid as aforesaid being lawfully demanded that then and from thence forth it shall and may be lawfull to and for the said John Jo. Klock his heirs executors administrators and assigns, into the said demised Premises or any Part thereof in the name of the whole to Reenter and the same Premises and every Part thereof to have again Repossess and enjoy as in his and their first and former estate Right Title and degree, and the said Peter Bies his executors administrators and assigns thruout and from thence to expell and Put out any thing herein Containing to the Contrary thereof in any wise not with standing and the said Peter Bies for himself his executors administrators and assigns doth hereby promise Covenant and agree to and with the said John Jo. Klock his heirs executors administrators and assigns, as follows, that is to say that he the said Peter Bies his executors administrators and assigns or some of them shall and will within the Term aforesaid hereby letter, Well and Truly Pay or Cause to be Paid unto the said John Jo. Klock his heirs executors administrators or assigns, the yearly Rent above Reserved at the days above expressed according to the True Intent and Meaning of these Presents, and the said Peter Bies his executors and assigns shall and will Keep the said Premises in good Repair during the said Term and at the end of the said Term the said Premises Peaceably and Quitly Yeald up in good Repair with the appurtenances unto the said John Jo. Klock his executors administrators or assigns, and also that he the said Peter Bies his executors administrators and assigns Pay the said Yearly Rent of One Pound Ten Shillings and Performing the said Covenants as aforesaid which on his or their Parts and behalfs are or ought to be Paid done and Performed shall any may from time to time and at all times during the said Term hereby Letters Peaceably and Quitly enter into have hold use occupy Possess and enjoy all and singular the said Pemises hereby demised with the appurtenances (except as before excepted) without the let Trouble Hindrance Molestation and Denial of him the said John Jo. Klock his heirs executors administrtors and assigns and of any other Person and Persons whatsoever lawfully Claiming or to Claim by from or under him them or by or through his their or any of their acts Means or Procurments. In witness whereof the said Parties to these Presents Have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and Year first above Written.
Peter Bise (Seal).
John J. Klock (Seal).
Sealed and Delivered In the Presence of:
(the word "one" is razured and words "Ten Shillings" and "asigns" was Interlined.)
Peter Horn; Corns. C. Beekman.
Reverse side: Peter Bies to Jo. J. Klock; Lease.

This Indenture Made the fourth day of March in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand Seven hundred and Ninety five, Between John Hadcock and Margrate his Wife of the County of Herkermer and in the State of New York of the first Part, and John J. Klock of the Town of Palatine in the County of Montgomery and in the State aforesaid of the second part, Witnesseth that the said Parties of the first Part, for and in Consideration of the sum of Three Pounds Current lawfull Money of the State of New York to them in hands Paid by the said Party of the second Part, at or before the ensealing and delivery of these Presents, the Receipt whereof is hereby Confessed and acknowledged, Have Granted Bargained sold Remised Realeased aliened and Confirmed and by these Presents do Grant Bargain Sell Remise Release alien and Confirm unto the said Party of the second Part in his actual Possession now being by Virtue of a Bargain and sale to him thereof Made by Indenture Bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these Presents and by force of the laws for Transferring of uses into Possession and to heir heirs and assigns forever, All that Certain one Half or Morjety of one thirty fifth Part of all the undivided lands in a Patent Granted unto George Klock William Nelles and others situate lying and being on the North side of the Mohawk River, in the Town of Palatine aforesaid, Together with all and singular the Heriditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the Revision and Revisions Remainder and Remainders Rents issuees and Profits thereof and all the estate Right Title Interest Claim or demand of the said Parties of the first Part either in law or equity of in and to the above Bargained Premises with the said Heriditaments and appurtenances To Have and To Hold the said undivided land Above Mentioned and Premises with the appurtenances to the Said Party of the second Part his heirs and assigns to the sole and only Proper use Benifit and Behoof of the said Party of the second Part his heirs and assigns for ever, and the said Parties of the first Part for themselves their heirs and executors and Administrators do Covenant grant Bargain Promise and Agree to and with the said Party of the second Part his heirs and assigns that the above Bargained Premises in the Quit and Peaceable Possession of the said Party of the second Part, his heirs and assigns and against all and every other Person or Persons lawfully Claiming or to Claim the whole or any Part of the said above Mentioned and discribed Premises shall and will Warrant and defend for ever by these Presents In Witness whereof the said Parties to these Presents Have Hereunto Interchangeable set their hands and Seals the day and Year first above written.
John hadcock (Seal).
Margak (her X mark) hadcock (Seal).
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Sealed and Delivered In the Presence of :
John (his X mark) house.
Danniker (his X mark) hart.
Reverse side: Jo. Hadcock & wife to Jo. J. Klock; Deed.

1795
To Mr. John J. Klock:
By virtue of a Writ of Subpoena to you directed and herewith shown you you are commanded personally to be and appear before the Judges and Assistant Justices of our Court of common pleas to be holden on the second tuesday in October next at Johnstown at ten Oclock in the morning to testify what you know in a certain cause in said Court Depending between Christian Nellis Plaintiff and Jacob Klock Defendant on the part of the plaintiff and this you are not to fail upon pain of twenty pounds.
June 14th 1795; By the Court; Cochran Att.

1795
John J. Klock-----Dr 1795 Feby 14th To Sundries Pounds 0-1-6.
March 5th 1795.
Paid the above Contents in full of the accounts to this Day, for Simon Mabee.
Peter P. Mabee.
Reverse side: S. Mabee, Rept.

1795
Johnstown February 20, 1795.
I do hereby certify that John J. Klock by the choice of Ebenezer Cox is appointed Guardian to the said Ebenezer and hath entered into Recognizance in 1000 pounds for the faithful performance of his Guardianship according to Law.
Chris. P. Yates At.
Reverse side: Colonel Du Bois.

1796
Received, Canajohary, 10th September, 1796 of Mr. John Clock twenty shillings which being in full for a quarters tuition of two scholars to this date pr. me.
Jacob Best junr.; Pounds--0-0-0.
Reverse side: J. Best Jno., Rcpt.

1796
John J. Klock Pr, John G. Brown Dr.
1796. Feb 13 To Sunds which is 2 pounds Yd half thicks 2/3 (?) 2.8.
Twist-----60.
S & P Mabees Rcpt.
Reverse side: Recd the Within Account in full of all Accounts to this 18th April 1796.
Pr Simon Mabee; Peter P. Mabee; Jno J. Klock; Acct 2/8.

1796
For Value Recd I promise to pay Charles Nukercke on Order the Sum of Eighteen pounds On Demand without Interest In Witness my hand & Seal this 16 Day of Sept. 1796. Witness B. the above being the balance due on the Negro Man Hanke.
John J. Klock; Corns. C. Beekman.
Reverse side: Note Jo. J. Klock give Newkerk.

1796
october 13th 1796
Received of john j. klock the Sum of fifty pounds on a note By me.
anna rut beck.
Reverse side: Anna Rudback, Rcpt.

1796
Recd Sept. 16th 1796 of John J. Klocke the Sum of One hundred and Twenty pounds in full for a Negro Man named Hank of the age of Twenty one Years in July last--by me.
Ch. Nukercke.
Reverse side: C. Newkerk, Rcpt. for Negro.

1796
Sir: I hope you will let me have 5 or 6 Skipples of Wheat.
From Your half Drunk Sevt.
Corns. C. Beekman, July 22th 96; Jo. Klock.
Reverse side: John Jo. Klock, Palatine.

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1796
German Flatts May 20th day 1796
Mr. John Clock these with on you with my regard and may Serve to inform you of my Grand father & grand mother that he is very seek with a Coalt feever & has been Seek about three weeks we was in hopes that he woult get better but he grows weeker all the time that heir is no hopes that he will get better I hope this letter may fine you & your family in good health.
I am Sir your humble Servent.
Jacob Folts.
Reverse side: John Clock at Canajohary.

1796
To Henry Klock
By Virtue of a Writ of Subponea to you directed, you are commanded personally to be and appear at the next Court of Common Pleas to be held at the Court House in Johnstown in & for the County of Montgomery on the Second Tuesday in February next to testify the truth according to our knowledge in a certain cause now pending in the Law Court between Theobald Nelles Plaintiff & John J. Klock Defendant in a plea of his (?) on the part of the Plaintiff and this you are not to omit on Pain of twenty Pound--dated this 11th Oct. 1796.
By the Court; Paris Atty.
Reverse side: Henry Klock.

1796
For Value Received I promise to pay or Cause to Be paid unto Nancy Pigbrat or order the full and Just Sum of One hundred pounds Lawfull Money of the State of New York to be paid On Demand with Lawfull Interest from the Date till paid as Witness my hand & Seal This fourteenth Day of September In the year 1796.
Palatine, September 14th 1796.
Witness Present: Corns. C. Beekman.
Reverse side: Recd. fifty pounds on the within Mentioned Note.

1796
Recd of Mr. John Clock payment in full for one pair Stulyards which he bought of Jonas Oothout at Fort Plain Decr. 24th 1796.
Recd. the same by me.
Jonas V. oothout, Palatine.
Reverse side: Jonas V. oothoudt, Rcpt for Jones oothoudt s act.

1797
Whereas Contadt Thum did heretofore by an article of Agreement became Bound unto Charles Newkerk and Corns. C. Beekman to deliver unto the said Charles Newkerk and Corns. C. Beekkman a Conveyance duly executed by him the said Conradt Thum and Anna his wife for all their right in a lot of land in the Military Grant and John House and Adam House Became also bound unto Corns. C. Beekman aforesaid, by their article of agreement to deliver unto the said Corns. C. Beekkman sufficient Conveyance for all their right in the lot of land before Intended, which will more Clearly appear, in the several articles, of agreement and as the Intention at the time of the taken of the said Articles of Agreement, was that John J. Klock, Charles Newkerk and Corns. C. Beekman, should have any Equel share of the lot of land Mention in the said articles of agreement, after they obtain legal Possession on the said lot of land, and it is also the Intention of the parties that each shall pay his share of the Purchase Money and expense In Witness our hands and Seals this Twelvth day of September 1797.
Ch. Nukerck (Seal); Corns. C. Beekman (Seal); John J. Klock (Seal).
(The word "time" in Interlined).
Witness Present: Jacob Markell.

1797
(Bill of sale written entirely in German).

1797
Received January 9th 1797 from John J. Klock my late Guardien the following Notes and bond to Wit one Note for the Sum of eighty pounds dated the 29th day of December 1795, with Lawful Interest from the date Signed by Charles Ward and Anna Breadbick one Note signed by George Cox and Corns. C. Beekman for the sum of one Hundred pounds dated 13th day of November 1795 and one More Note Signed by the said George Cox and Corns. C. Beekman for the sum of Twenty eight pounds thirteen shillings and eight pence dated 31th day of December 1795 with Interest for the same from the dates of the said Notes and one bond signed by Jacob J. Klock, George J. Klock and Corns. C. Beekman for the sum of Two Hundred and Sixty Seven pounds dated the 28th day of December 1795 with Interest from the date which said
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Notes and bond is the ful amount of the Sum which the Said John J. Klock Hath heretofore received as my Guardian for me.
Rcvd by me Ebenezer Cox.
present: Corns. C. Beekman.
Reverse side: E. Cox, Rcpt.

1797
Received March 7th 1797 from Jo. J. Klock the sum of Twenty five pounds Sixteen shillings and six pence it being part pay of the consideration Money Mentioned in a deed from myself to him Recd by me.
Corns. C. Beekman.
Reverse side: C. C. Beekman, Rcpt.

1797
Mont. Com. Pleas.
Theobald Nellis v. John J. Klock.
Canajohary 8th March 1797 recd by the hands of John J. Klock & J. Klock twenty two pound Seven Shillings and nine pence in full for the Damages & Costs in the above cause.
D. Paris, Atty for pltf.
Reverse side: D. Paris.

1797
Albany 27th July 97
Mr. John J. Klock.
Bot of Wells & Hilton.
9 3-4 Galls: Spirits @ 11-3-----5 pounds-9-9
4 3-4 Galls: Spirits @ 11-3-----2 pounds-13-6
Recd payment in full; Wells & Hilton.
147B.--11-9
Reverse side: Wells & Hiltons Bill & Rcpt.

1797
For Value Received I promise to pay or cause to be paid unto Corns. C. Beekman or order the Just and full sum of Twenty four pounds three shillings lawful Mon of the State of New York on demand with Interest till paid In Witness my ha this 7th day of March 1797.
Jo. (-----).
Witness this is exclusive of our Book account Nicholas Foss.
24 pounds-3-0.
Reverse side: Paid to Barry Pr. my order-----pounds-0-0.; March 23rd Recd
Cash------2-0-0.; Jo. J. Klock; Note-----24 pounds-3-0.
Recd the within amount in full by me.
Corns. C. Beekman.

1797
Recd July 25th 1797 of John J. Klock Eighteen Dollars to Purchase for Mr. Spraker One barl Shad & One Do Herring.
Isaac C. Bogert.
Reverse side: Isaac C. Bogart, Rcpt.

1797
Recived Palatine May 10th 1797 of John J. Klock the sume of Ten Pounds Lawfell monny of the State of New York that is in full of all a Counts Shall this Day of May received By Me.
Adam Thum Junior.
Reverse side: Receit of Adam Thum Junior.

1797
Received February 24th 1797 from John J. Klock the sum of Nineteen Shillings it being in full for one Quarter schooling for Ten children.
Recd by me John V. Valkenburgh (one of the School Trustees); 0 pounds-19-0.
Reverse side: Jo. V. Valkenburgh, School Rcpt.

1797
Recd Nov. 29 1797 of John J. Klock Forty Shillings in full for the-----Klock subscribed for repairing the Road-----Falls.
Ely-----.

1797
Mr. John Clock to Jacob Best Junr. Dr. To the tuition of two Scholars 0 pounds"14"0 Canajohary April 10th 1797. 0 pounds"14"0.
Reverse side: Received the withins Account in full by me Canajohary April 21st 1797; Jacob Best; Mr. J. Clocks; Act. 0 pounds"14"0.

1797
Mr. John J. Clock to Jacob Best Junr. Dr.
To tuition of 2 scholars, one a sop another a sop Per: pounds"1"0 Canajohary,
1st August 1797
Received the above in full by me.
Jacob Best.
Reverse side: Jacob Best Rcpt; 9 3-4 Galls: Spirits @ pounds 9 9.

1798
Sir: Please to pay John Pittenger three Dollars & Seventeen cents and it shall aneer on that execution against Moses jonson in favour of Clock & Faulknor you will oblige Caleb Faulknor.
Willian Fox Esqr. 14 Sepr. 1798
Reverse side: Faulknors order on Fox.

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1798
Received August 18th 1798 from Moses Johnson all my fees due to me for swearing evidences in a suit of arbitration between Samuel Edwards & paid Johnson I. Jay by me.
Christian Nellis.
Reverse side: C. Nellis, Rcpt.

1798
Received Palatine 12th March 1798 of Mr. John J. Clock two pounds which being in full for my work done at a school house in the town aforesaid.
James (his X mark) Cross; Jacob Best Junr.
Reverse side: Jacobus Cross, Rcpt., School House.

1798
January 2, 1798 Reserved the sum of six shilnes In behalf of Jacobe Falin From John J. Clocke by me John Mc crara.
Reverse side: Jo. Mc Crary, Rcpt. for Jab. Failing.

1798
Palatine December 25th, 1798
Recd. of John Klock Seven Dollars in full of all Back accounts on Demand to this Date.
Reuben Phillips.
Reverse side: Reuben Philips, Rcpt.

1798
Received Palatine February 1st 1798 of Mr. John J. Clock, the sum of three dollars which being in full for tuition until the first of last December By me Jacob Best Jur.
Dol. 3.
Reverse side: Jacb. Best Junt., Rcpt.

Received Palatine February 27th 1798 of Mr. John J. Clock twenty eight shillings which being in full for making sashes for the school house situated near the widow Breadbeck.
Pr. me Thos. Docy.
Reverse side: Doby, Rcpt. for School house Sashes.

1798
Received Palatine 28th March, 1798 of Mr. John J. Clock three Dollars which being in full for tuition of two scholars for one quarter to this date.
Received by me Dol. 3; Jacob Best Junr.
Reverse side: Jab. Best Jur., Rcpt.

1798
Albany March 11th 1798
Mr.: your petition having been handed to the Speaker agreeable to promise, and was refferred to the Comptroller to whom I have made it my bussiness to convene on the subject, previous to his reporting his Oppinion, on the Same when he give his Oppinion, that you ought to be Intitled to some relief agreeable to which he made his report, and again had it refferred to a Committee of three to whom I have Imiendly applied in manner for them to make their report in due season, who made their report last Freyday, in manner that a Clause should be added, to some proper bill, & I trust we will have it in our power to gett it passed into a law before the Close of this Session. I am with respect your Hbl. Servt., Jacob Snell.
Mr. Johannes Klock.
Addressed on the back: Mr. John J. Klocks, Palatine, Montgomery County.

1799
Canajohary March 12th 1799.
Sir: Doct White has put into my hands an Acct against you for Collection you will pleas to appear at my office in Canajohary on the 23 day of March Instant at one O Clock in the afternoon to Settle the Same & Save farther Cost.
I am your friend,
Charles Powell, Justice.
John Clock.
Addressed on the back: John Clock, Montgomery County.

1799
Received January 19, 1799 of Mr. John J. Klock the sum of two Pounds ten Shillings in full for the Ministers' Salary to the first December 1798.
John L. Bellinger.
On the back: Jo. L. Bellinger, Rcpt. for Minister.

Recd. Palatine Febry. 8th 1799 of Mr. John J. Klock fourteen Shillings in full for Tuition. Recd. pr me
Azariah Wright.
On the back: Azariah Wright, Rcpt.

Recd. of Mr. John J. Clock 1 Dollar and twenty five Cents, in full for a Quarters schooling due from him. Palatine 2nd Sept. 1799.
James Conant.

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On the back: James Conant, Rcpt.
For Value Received I apromise to pay Hannes Klock or order four Dollars on demand as witness my hand Febry. 23rd 1799.
Dannes (his X mark) Cary.
Preasent: Jonas Oathout.
On the back: Dannes Caries Note.

1799
Receivd of John J. Klock Eleven Shillings in full of Doct. Whites Acct and one Shilling in full of my Cost.
Charles Powell Justice Canajohary March 21th 1799.
Written on the back: C. Powell, Rcpt., Justice.

Palentine August 22th 1799.
Received Mr. John Clocke four shillings and Sixtense Being in full of All for quantes (?) Demands for newspapers, Received By me.
Allanson Hannick.
Written on the back: Alanson Hannick, Rcpt.

April 9, 1799 Palatine Received two Dollars of John Clock in full of all demands.
Jessee Dayton.
Written on the back: Jessee Dayton, Rcpt.

Recd of Mr. John J. Clock 1 Dollar and Twenty five Cents in full. Recd By me.
James Conant, Palatine, 2nd Sept. 1799.
Written on the back: James Connant, Rcpt.

Articles of Uncertain Dates.

Mr. Klock: You please let Gilbert Sharman have the Cider I Spoke to you for and I will see you about it Friday.
C. C. Beekman.

Jelles Fonda Bought of Johannes Clock:
to 19 Marten Skins at 4/lb-----4 pounds 5 shillings 6 pence
to 1 do 3/-----0 pounds 3 shillings 0 pence
to 2 Mincks 4/3-----0 pounds 8 shillings 6 pence
to 3 Read foxes 4/6-----0 pounds 13 shillings 6 pence
to 2 Rot Skins 1/-----0 pounds 1 shilling 0 pence
(Total) 5 pounds 11 shillings 6 pence

Mr. Robert Anderson to John J. Klock Dr.:
to 600 Wieght Hay-----0 pounds 18 shillings 0 pence
to Hay-----0 pounds 8 shillings 0 pence
to 4 Schipple Corn-----0 pounds 2 shillings 6 pence
to 250 wt. Hay-----0 pounds 7 shillings 6 pence
7 skipple oats-----0 pounds 14 shillings 0 pence
to Cash 3 Dollars-----1 pound 4 shillings 0 pence
(Total) 3 pounds 14 shillings 0 pence
By 1 Wool hat 8/0 Cr-----0 pounds 8 shillings 0 pence
Balance Due John J. Klock-----3 pounds 6 shillings 6 pence
Robert Anderson
To 11 lb Meat at 1/0 per lb-----0 pounds 11 shillings 0 pence
(Total) 3 pounds 17 shillings 6 pence
(Note: half of the following document is missing)
The People of the State of New York, by the Grace of God, Free and Independent, To (-----) We command you that you take (-----)if he Shall be found within (-----) So that you may have his Body before our Justices, at our next Inferior court (-----) county of Montgomery, at Johnstown Fryday the (-----) John Johs. Klock in a plea of Tresspassing upon the law and also to the Bill (-----)said Adam then & there to be exhibited to the damage of the said John (-----). And have you there then this w(-----).
Esquire Judge of our Said Court, at Johnstown the thirteenth (-----) year of our Independence.
Yates, Attorney.
Written on the back: At the desire and risque of the plaintiff I do hereby authorize Jacob J. J. Klock to serve this writ.
Saml. Clyde, Sherif.

1789
Sir: Pleas let the Bearer John J. Klock have the Poplik not of min in your hands of Nine pounds Nine Shillings, and fore so doing you will oblige. Your Humble Sarvent, Henry (his mark) Wals, January 8th 1789.
Witness present: Charles Kern.
Written on the back: Henry Welsh, order Public.

1 Banckers Certifa-----0 pounds--0--8
1 do do-----0--15--1/2
Principal-----1 pound--15--8 1/2
Interest----0--12--10
(Total)-----2 pounds--8--6 1/2
1 Interest 1-4 pd-----1--5--7 1/2
3 do do-----3--2--10
Principal and Interest-----6 pounds--17--0
Cash-----1--14--14
(Total)-----8 pounds--11--
July 3d 1780 to-------7--2--26
29th Sepr. 1787-----7--5--0
June 28, 1780 to
29th Sepr. 1787-----7--3--1--5--5
(Total)-----0 pounds--12--10

Palatine November 10th
Sir: These People have again'd waited upon me and informed me that they can proveth at the ol Man said he did Sell the cattle to you in the presence of three witnesses by which it appears that the Cattle are the property of the daughter, if you do not immediately deliver them up to them I shall without any further explanaion commence an action against you.
John Schuyler, Attorney at Law.
Addressed: Johannes Klock, Palatine.

Expenses Advansd by John J. Klock on the Trip to Oswego-----7 pounds--1--0.

Mr. McDougal 1/3 of above-----2 pounds--7--0
Mr. John J. Klock 1-3 of above-----2--7--0

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Mr. Jac. J. Klock 1-3 of above-----2--7--0
(Total)-----7 pounds--1--0
Expenses advansd by Jacob J. Klock on the Trip to Oswego-----7 pounds--1--0
Cash advansd Towards payment of a 14 pounds Horse-----6--0--0
(Total)-----11pounds--0--0

Due Jacob J. Klock from Mr. McDougal for Keeping the 24 pounds Horse-----1 pound--10--0
Due Ditto for Cash Advansd Mr. McDougal-----0 pounds--6--0
(Total)-----1 pound--16--0

Due John J. Klock for Sherif fees from Mr. McDougall 8/
Due Dittow Do for do do from Jacob Jacob Klock
Due to John J. Klock from Mr. McDougal his 1-3 part of Expenses pd by Said Klock-----2 pounds--7--0
Due Ditto her moiety of Sherifs fees-----0 pounds--8--0
(Total)-----2 pounds--15--0

Due to Jacob J. Klock from Mr. McDougal for Cash Advansd & Expenses her 1-3 part-----3 pounds--13--4
Due Ditto her moiety for Keeping the 24 pounds Horses-----1--10--0
Due Ditto for Cash Advansed Mr. McDougal-----0 pounds--6--0
(Total)-----5 pounds--9--4

Due John J. Klock from Jacob J. Klock his 1-3 of Exp.-----2 pounds--7--0
Due Do Do for Sherifs fees-----0 pounds--8--0
Written on the back: Jo. J. Klock Jab. J. Klock &Macdugles Act.

Received at Scotia for John Sanders Exqr from John J. Klock a Patent granted to Klock & others
William Anderson. 28th October 1801.
Reverse side: W. Anderson, Rcpt for Patent.

Received Febr. 28th 1801 from Jo. J. Klock the Sum of twenty Shillings it being for Ministers money which became due on the first day of december last past by me.
Jacob Zimmerman.
Reverse side: Jac. Zimermans, Rcpt.
(Note: Also on the reverse side of the article there was writing in German.)

Sir You'l Be Pleased to Meed Me on SaturDay the Ninteenth of this instant Month at the house of Nathenniel Kimbles in Stonearbia at one OClock in the afternoon to Board oute Molly Kirne A Poor Women Belonging to the Town of Palatine.
I am your most Obetend S Humble Served.
Andw. Gray.

Mr. John J. Klock, Palatine, June the 9, 1802.
Reverse side: Sarah Taylor is a Bad Woman and ought not to be left Residing in the town of palatine.
May 10, 1797 (rest written in German).

Mr. John J. Klock
Sir: Two of your Sisters Mrs. (-----) And Mrs.Nelles have Applied to (-----)to demand from you two fifth (-----) of their late Fathers personall (-----) for which they hold your Co(-----). If you choose you can Ca(-----) me to talk the business ove(-----).
I am Sir your (-----)Most Obed. Ser(-----),
P. M. K.? (-----); Mr. John J. Klock.
Note: Some of the article was missing.

Mr. John J. Klock.
Bot. of Simon Mabee.
6 Yds. Taffety---11/6-----3 pounds--9--0
1 Yds Chnk?-----3--3--3
Silk 1/6 binding 10-----3--2--4
7 yds Callimino-----1--0--0
1 yds Lawn-----0--6--0
1 pr. Cotton hose-----0--7--6
2 1/2 yds White Ribbon---1/-----1--2--6
3 yds. Do Do---1/8-----1--5--0
1 yd. White Muslin-----0--4--0
4 1/2 Yds White Lace---1/6-----1--11--3
2 1/2 Yds. Do. Edging---2/6-----0-6--3
1 Yd. Linen-----0--5--0
3 1/2 Yds Do---4/Juley-----0--14--0
--d--- (Total)-----7--16--1
1 Yds. Tea(?)---93-----0--3--6
(Total)-----7 Pounds--16--7
Brot over-----7--19--7
1 yd Made-----0--8--6
2 1/2 Ribbon---1/4-----0--3--4
Silk & Paper-----0--1--0
1 1 /2 yd Lace---3/6-----0--5--3
2 yd tarte?-----0--0--4
(Total)-----8--8--0
3-4 yd Mittinits-----0 pounds--11--6
(Total)-----8 pounds--19--6
Cr
By 38 Skiples wheat---4/9-----9--0--6
(Total)-----0--1--0
Received the above amount in full.
Simon Mabee.
S. Mabee Bill & Rcpt.

February the 22:1800 Openhime.
To the fifth Tollgatharer: You are herby Requested to throw open your gate for the Turnpike is out of Repair.
Peter Waggoner Junr.; one of the Commissioners to inspect the Turnpike Road in the County of Montgomery.

To Mr. John T. Klock
Palatine (the 4 of may?) than Recevd the Comisoner of Excise the sum of one hundred and Sixty five Dollars and fifty cents I say Recevd by my.

Andw. Gray Poor M.
Reverse side: A. Grays, Poor.

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