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The Ledger of The Polar Star

Extracts from the famous ship's accounts ledger from her build and launch in Peterhead in 1857 to her sale to Dundee in 1882

Ledger of the Polar Star

    

Ledger Page 49

Provision Account, 1857

Feb
18 To George Maitland: Coals 16.5.0
19 Alex Logan: butter 11.15.3
24James Robb 0.11.6
25 Wm. and James Simpson 77.9.1
26 Alex Keith baker 40.0.0
26 Alexander Davidson flesher 290.0.0
27 J and C Lawrance 98.10.0
27 Andrew Robertson 7.3/- James Pickard 5/- 7.8.0
27 Charles Brand 11.15/- John Shewan 7/6 12.2.6
28 John Milne cooper 5.19.11
28 Robert Morrison 33.17.0
March
3 J Hutchison 27/- John Sutter 5.7/- 6.14.0
4 James Souter baker 18.3.0
4 A Anderson and Son 12.5.0
9 James Stewart 0.7.6
10 William Mitchell 6.16.0
April
2 J Williamson Jnr, Lerwick 3.17.1
642.0.10

Credit:

1857
Sept 12 By Captain Ewan 5 bolls of meal, 16/- 4.0.0

1858
Jan
2 Hhd empty set??? 0.15.0
2 Provisions left for fishing 1858 111.13.0
2 Balance 525.12.10
642.0.10

Debit

1858
Jan
2 To provisions left fishing 1857 111.13.0
2 Alexander Logan butter, 31st Dec 10.15.3
20 Wrightson and Gaynor 43.19.3
23 John Milne 1.7.0
Feb
11 Shore dues on biscuit 0.17.11
15 George Maitland 24.2.9
19 John Ritchie and Co 34.10.0
20 Freight biscuit 3.4.0
230.9.2

 

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