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Account of Expenses

Account of Expenses incurred during a voyage to Rio & Buenos Ayres

At Rio de Janeiro
Jan.ry 15
 
Medecines - 6s 

Montevideo
31st
 
1 oz of very bad Rhubarb & 43 Castor oil - 5s

Buenos Ayres
Feb.y 3rd 
1’3 Rhubarb – 4’3 of Picin: & 4 drops Croton oil - 3s 4d

4th 
Medecines - 4s 6d

9 
6½ lbs Sugar - 2s
1 Yard Calico - 8d
1’3 Rhubarb, 1’3 nitric acid - 1s 2d

10th 
Sarsaparilla 1 lb - 3s 8d

12 
sugar - 2s
3 lbs Sarsapar: 2 oz nitric acid & 1 ounce Muriats - 12s

19 
Medecines - 4s 

24 
For supplying medicines - £1 10s 
3 Yds Calico - 2s
1 lb Chocolate - 6d

Carry over £3 16s 10d

Feb.ry 24
 
2 dozen tongues - 6s 

March 3 
Medecines - 12s
Washing - 8s
Soap - 1s 6d

Montevideo
March 7th 
Cegars 200 - 4s

10th 
Horse - 4s
Cards - 3s
Living on shore for 4 or 5 days - £1 6s
Segar Pouch - 2s

Rio de Janeiro
detained from

March 28th to April 10th
Gin – 3 Gallons - 15s
Rum – 2½ Gallons - 4s 4d
Sugar 6 lbs - 2s
Coffee 6 lbs - 2s 5d
Segars 500 (12 mil : at Exchange 21.d) - £1 1s
Segars 1000 (20 milrees at d.o) n- £1 15s
6 Bottles Port wine - 7s 6d
2 Bottles best brandy - 4s
6 Bottles liqueurs - £9 8s
5 lbs 4 oz preserves - 7s
84 leeches borrowed from Sailor - £1
6 leeches - 2s
Loss on paper currency - £1 2s
200 oranges - 1s 6d
Paid for Oranges to Capt.n - 4s 

Carry forward £14 18s 8d

Refreshment – coffee – dinner &.c being almost every day

On shore with M.r Geach - £1
English Cockade - 2s
Guava Jelly & Jam - 3s
Tigers Skin at Buenos Ayres for M.r Rob.t Symons - £1

Expenses in Buenos Ayres voyage - £17 3s 8d

1831

April 8th  
received from Mefs.rs Campbell and Aveline, Agents for the Gongo Soco Mining Association, 137 milrees 200 rees, paper currency, in payment of a Bill of £12 presented to them for medecinces & attendance on their party of Miners sent out with us – Exchange at 1s/9d. milree.

Falm.o
8 July 1831
Received from Mefs.rs Carne’s Falm.o Agent for the Brazilian Mining Association the sum of £2 2. for medicines & attendance rendered to John Tregelles, one of their Miners, who came home with us from Rio, labouring under an affection of the heart.

Falmouth
16th June 1831
Received from Captain Snell the sum of fifty pounds, as part payment of money due to me.

From my account of last voyage (Vide Journal at the end) the Sum of £7 3/- was due to me from the last term of payment. Now from Saturday 18th Sept.r 1830 to Saturday 11th June 1831, we have 39 weeks, which gives £78 as my pay during that time

Due to me when I arrived 
£  7 3s
£78    
£85 3s

Received above £50
Still due - £35 3s 
 
& Besides 3 years medicines money is also due –

Account of Expenses at Falmouth From 9 June to July 1831.

1831
June  
9 
Paper - 1s 6d
Letter to Elizabeth - 1s 3½d 
Boatman - 1s 

10 
Still’s (Shoemaker) Bill - £1 1s 6d
Month at Lake’s Lib.ry - 2s 6d
Porterage - 1s

11 
2 silk purses (for our M.s Wilson) - 5s
Watch ribbon - 7½d
Black Neckerchief - 5s 6d

12 
Boat - 6d
To Trish [Irish ?] - 6d

15 
M.r Drew’s Bill - £1 14s 5d
Library for H. [Sando ] - 2s 6d
James Rowe (valet de chamber) - £1 

16 
Hat (got 8th June) - £1 5s

Carry over - £6 2s 10d

16
 
Refreshments at Burrels - 4s
1 Box of matches - 1s

17 
Boat - 1s

18 
Pair of black kid gloves - 3s 6d

20 
To Boatman for five days & for one whole days time - 8s

21 
Board & Lodging - £1 7s

22 
Letter to Mother - 1s 3½d 

24 
d.o       d.o – 1s 3½d 

25 
Board & Lodging - 18s  7½d
1 Box of Soda powders - 1s 6d

27 
Refreshm.ts at S.t Mawes - 3s

28 
To servant there - 2s 6d

July 1 
Carpenters Bill for writing desk &.c - 7s 
Sundries - 2s

2 
Gold Band & repairs to Cap - 9s
Paper - 8d
Boat hire - 1s 6d

4 
Subscription Read.g Rooms - 10s
Board & Lodging - £1 12s 8d

6 
Lancets sharp.g at Truro - 3s
Refreshment - 1s 

7 
Paper & Ink - 1s 4d
Soap & Tooth Powder - 1s 2d
Expenses of Jaunt to Truro - 14s

Carry over - £13 18s 10½d

1831

July
7 
Wax -  6d

8 
fair at Penryn - 1s 6d
Medecine Bill of M.r Evans, Stonehouse - 18s 7½d
Soap Shav.g - 8d
Paper & camel hair brushes - 1s 6d
Looking Glass - 3s 6d
Shaving Brush - 9d
[Po de la Chambre] & basin - 4s

9 
Boatman - 6s
Letter from James - 1s 3½d
Servants - 8s 6d
Bill for Washing - £1 16s 6d
Board & Lodgings - £1 13s 6d
Part of Collivers Bill - £10

£29 15s 8½d

Addenda

Case of Bottles - 1s 8d
Ribbon, Shoe strings &.c - 1s