Agreement to build a Mill for George Bronaugh by Anthony R. Thornton

Document: Thornton vs Bronaugh, Fredericksburg Circuit Court, 1811. Box 577-61.

It is understood between George Bronaugh and Anthony R. Thornton that the said Thornton doth agree to build for the sum of 270 sundry work as follows Viz:
The mill house such as the frame and inclosure of it together with shutters and doors. Mill work as follows the starting of 2 pr of stones including Fourbay and Headgates 2 sets of Elevator Stream and fan Hopper Bay and 1 Chest with 2 Boults, conveyors and &c

Any Extry work that the said Thornton may do to the Huse or Mill the said Bronaugh doth agree to allow him to customary prices for which are to be set by 2 disinterested men each party choosing one of them, except the hewing which the said Bronaugh doth allow 9s pr hundred for.

It is also understood that the said Thornton has received of the Bronaugh 117/16/8 in part of and when the work is finished that he the said Bronaugh shall pay the said Thornton 75 more and the remaining residue of the 270 above mentioned together with all the extry work the said Thornton doth agree to wait 2 years from the time the work is finished.

For the well and true preformance of all of the above contract we the parties doth bind ourselves our heirs and executors in the penalty of 2000 dollars as witness our hands and seals this 7 April 1810.
Geo Bronaugh
Anthony R. Thornton

Teste
Thos M. Horn
John Payne

Agreement between Thornton & Bronaugh
It is further understood by the parties that if the said Bronaugh does not furnish the said Thornton with materials to compleat the mill or if he is in any manner the cause of the said Thornton waiting for the completion of the mill, he the said Bronaugh shall pay to the said Thornton or his order 75 which sum the said Bronaugh was to pay when the work was finished.
Geo Bronaugh
Teste
John Payne Aug 10
  S d
To sundry work as pr contract 270 00 0
1 hopper garner 6, 1 scale hopper 3 9 00 0
Packing room 4/10, packing machine 3 7 10 0
Four Room 3, counting room 1/10 4 10 0
Brand and Shipstuff garners 2 00 0
1 square sealing @ 10/ 0 15 0
1000 feet hewing and sawing @ 9/ 4 10 0
repairs done on old mill 1 10 0
Malling out cogs and rounds 0 15 0
Making one slide 1 01 0
Making Hounds and Tong for waggon 0 15 0
Making Axeltree and Boulster for do do 0 12 0
3 boulsters at different times @ 4/6 0 13 6
3 hands to load a waggon day @ 9/ 0 09 0
Making one leavel 6/ 0 06 0
Making Patterns for gudgesns & other irons 0 12 0
2 days work @ 4/6 0 09 0
1 door & frame 18/, 1 window frame 15/ 1 13 0
2 cabbins log boddies coverd with slabs 9 00 0
6 days instructing bsmith to make irons for mill 1 16 0
  47 16 0
one third of this amt for finding board 15 18 11
  63 14 11
Sundry work as pr contract 270 00 0
  333 14 11
Credits
by sundry cash &c 171 15 7
Balance due 161 18 4

A. R Thornton

Credits
Oct 1809
By sundries as per settlement from Oct 1809 to the 10 of March 1810 117 16 8
July 10      
By my bond to Thos M Horn 7 17 0
By cash pd Wm Floyd 17 18 3
by cash pd John Payne 6 16 0
by cash pd Edmund Pierce 1 10 0
Aug 10      
by amt of ye last A/C rendered 19 17 8
  171 15 7


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