Account of Expenses

Account of Expences in the Mexican Voyage

30th June

2 lbs preserved Ginger -8s 6d
1 lb pine apple Jam – 3s
Boat hire from Kingston to P. Royal – 4s
Washing – 4s
3 Gallons Rum (lost by one of our men) – 12s
and therefore I got –
3 Gallons more – 12s
2 Bottles of Castor oil – 6s
2 Bottles of Cayenne pepper – 3s
Medecine – 6d

Belize in Bay of Honduras
To imitation panama Hat – 12s
To Spanish Hammock – 12s
To Refreshments – 2s

At Tampico
July 3
To Refreshment &.c – 2s

To Coffee – medicine &.c – 2s 6d

At Havanna
Augs.t  9
1 Pot of Preserved limes – 4s 8d
1 Pot of preserved Pines – 4s 8d
4 Boxes of Guava Jelly – 8s 6d
100 limes – 1s
1 half Box of Calanas Cegars (500) – £1 6s
1 half a quarter Box (125) – 6s

Carry over £6 14s 4d

Augs.t 9
1 lb of Sul: Carbon: Sodae – 3s
Rhubarb 3iz. – 2s
Coffee – 4s 2d
Refreshment – 4s

£7 7s 6d

Pines, 14 in number – 6s

£7 13s 6d

9th 1830

Received from Capt.n Snell one Doubloon Spanish Money which I repaid on the 23d Sept.r 1830 Vide below.

Account between Capt.n Snell and myself. –

Thursday 23d Sept.r 1830
Salary paid me by Capt.n Snell – £10
Back money from M.r Geach – £6
To receive in London, as duty on cigars and part of my pay – £11 4s
Doubloon which I borrowed at Havanna – £3 3s
Amount receiv.d – £30 17s

Now my pay being due from 3d April 1830 to Saturday 18th Sept.r 1830 (24 weeks) makes the sum of –  £48
From which – £30 17s
Being subtracted leaves – £17 3s

Still unpaid –

Buenos Ayres Ria de la Plata
12th February 1831
Received from Captain Snell the sum of ten sovereigns, which subtracted from £17 3s, leaves £7 3s due to me when we came to Falmouth 9th June 1831.

N.B. I have not the particulars of my boarding expenses – because as there were three of us living together, our expenses were put down in a House Book in common – and this House Book belonged to M.r Robert Symons.