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Title: List of Payments by William McPheeters, Agent of the Executive Committee, to Thomas A. Waitt, [August 18-19, 1837]: Electronic Edition.
Author: McPheeters, William, 1778-1842
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
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First Edition, 2005
Size of electronic edition: ca. 15K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2005
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Languages used in the text: English
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2005-11-11, Sarah Ficke finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: University of North Carolina Papers (#40005), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: List of Payments by William McPheeters, Agent of the Executive Committee, to Thomas A. Waitt, [August 18-19, 1837]
Author: William McPheeters
Description: 2 pages, 2 page images
Note: Call number 40005 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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List of Payments by William McPheeters , Agent of the Executive Committee, to Thomas A. Waitt, [August 18-19, 1837]
McPheeters, William, 1778-1842



Page 1
Payments made, by W McPheeters Agent of the Executive Committee, to Thos A. Wait and others on Bills presented for Work and Materials employed in repairing the buildings of the University of N. Carolina. August 1837 —
Bills marked alphabetically.
B. Paid Harris Plasterer $242.38
. . . . . Deduct Evans labor 7.50
. . . . . 234.88
. . . . . Add. Tom's labor 2.40 237 28
. . . . . Waggonage Robinson — (see g) . . . . . 101 50
. . . . . Ditto __ Clayter . . . . . (see h) . . . . . 15 17
C. Paid Hauling from Fayetteville 177 82
D. Shingles, Logs, &c., &c. . . . . . (see g) . . . . . 125 07 ½
E. Paid Bill for Lumber — G. Purefoy . . . . . 126 77
F. Paid Bill for Ditto — W. Merritt . . . . . 289 31 ¾
F (2). Paid Bill for Ditto — Wm Barbie . . . . . 197 06
I. Paid Plastering $331.02
. . . . . Deduct Evan's labor 34.38 . . . . . 296 64
. . . . . Paid Painting — (Weaver) (see g) . . . . . 12 50
. . . . . Hauling from Fayetteville— (Barbie ) (i) 15 00
K. Paid Plastering $269.81
. . . . . Deduct Evan's labor 20.00
. . . . . Deduct time over charged 7.37 ½ . . . . . 242 43 ½
. . . . . Paid Painting — (Weaver) (see g) . . . . . 16 81
. . . . . Paid Hauling — Potts1 (see b) . . . . . 12 25
Paid Hauling from Fayetteville . . . . . 19 50
L. Paid Plastering— 228.77
Deduct Evan's labor 5.00
223.77
Add Tom's Labor 10 . . . . . 233 77
Painting —(Weaver) . . . . . (see g) . . . . . 5 32
Hauling from Fayetteville — 42 50
Hauling — (by Potts) — (see b) . . . . . 7 00
2173 71 ¾

Page 2
Amount brought over . . . . . $2173 71 ¾
M. Paid Bill for Lumber (Check) . . . . . 194 00
N. Paid Bill for Lumber (Purefoy) . . . . . 162 50
O. Paid Monument (Tenny2) . . . . . 200 00
R. Paid for Painting — (Watson) (see a) 16 25
. . . . . Paid for Painting Materials &c. . . . . . 8 93
. . . . . Paid Hauling — (by Potts3) (see b) . . . . . 3 50
c. Paid Durham & Clements4 . . . . . 21 88
d. Paid Z. Trice . . . . . 15 05
e. Paid B. Utley . . . . . 11 52
f. Paid Peter Self . . . . . 20 00
Paid Wm Watkins (Labor) (see a) . . . . . 2 40
Paid Cash to Thos A Wait See receipt v 14 32
$2844 06 ¾

Endnotes:

1. Possibly Jacob Potts of Orange County, North Carolina. Jacob Potts is the only person with the surname "Potts" enumerated in the 1830 and 1840 Federal census population schedules for Orange County, North Carolina..

2. Probably John B. Tenny.

3. Possibly Jacob Potts of Orange County, North Carolina.

4. Possibly Peyton Clements.