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Title: Gavin Alves's Account for Lottery No. 1, January 14, 1803: Electronic Edition.
Author: Alves, Gavin
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
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Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2005
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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: Gavin Alves's Account for Lottery No. 1, January 14, 1803
Author: Gavin Alves
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Note: Call number 40005 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Gavin Alves's Account for Lottery No. 1, January 14, 1803
Alves, Gavin



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For Lottery No. 1
Dr The Commissioners of the University Lottery in Account with Gavin Alves Cr
1802 To Cash pd. Joseph William Peace to pay Prizes 1000 1802
To Cash paid the following prizes viz. June 8 By Cash recd. from Mr Haywood . . . . . $1000
1 prize of $1500 . . . . . $1500 18 Ditto . . . . . Do . . . . . 396 1396
1 . . . . . 500 . . . . . 500 " " " Judge Potter . . . . . 63550
1 . . . . . 250 . . . . . 250 Deduct counterfeit money . . . . . 12 623 50
1 . . . . . 200 . . . . . 200 " " " Governor Williams . . . . . 279356
4 . . . . . 50 . . . . . 200 Deduct $2 Counterfeit and also 16 cents for the difference in the value of a piece German Gold it being recd from him at for $258 and found to be worth only $242 . . . . . 216 2791 40
6 . . . . . 20 . . . . . 120 " " " Col. Polk 903 05
3 . . . . . 10 . . . . . 30 July 5 Pleasant Henderson balance due by him 15
159 . . . . . 5 . . . . . 795 Governor A. Martin (with a ticket returned as unsold viz. No. 1442 sold to the Commander Hunt 1 5
$3595 July 19 Charles Harvey, balance due by him 80
Deduct 10 pr. ct. . . . . . 35950 Nov 21 Joseph Wm Peace , balance of money in their hands after paying prizes as acct settled $261 10
Amt Of Prizes 3235 50 Deduct $10 Counterfeit money pd them by Mr Seawell . . . . . 10 251 10
Postage viz. Dec. 3 Col. Durant Hatch , for a prize of $5 Relinquished to the University No 1073 4 50
From George Brownrigg . . . . . Cents 20 16 John Moore , in part of the balance due by him (including his prizes in No 2) 52
To A. Hodge with notice for lengthening time of payment . . . . . 12 ½ 32 ½ $6121 55
$4235 82 ½ Deduct $4 Counterfeit pd. to G. Alves in the payment of Tickets sold by him 3
Balance in the hands of G. Alves 1882 62 ½ $6118 55
$6118 55 By Balance in the hands of Gavin Alves 1882 62 ½
Raleigh Jany 8th 1803

Gavin Alves

Raleigh 14th Jany 1803
The Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of the University has rendered to us a transcript of the above amt. & has delivered to us the vouchers on which the payments were made, by which it appears, that for Lottery No. 1 the Treasurer has settled & closed his accts., except the sum of three hundred & sixty six Dollars which remains to be collected by him from several individuals. The above balance of Eighteen hundred & eight two Dollars 62 ½ cents is however yet in the hands of the Treasurer & by him to be accounted for.

H. Potter, [Commissioner]

Will. Polk, [Commissioner]

John Haywood , [Commissioner]

Endnotes:

1. There is some chance that the Commander Hunt referred to is Memucan Hunt, but it is more likely that it is William Hunt since there is no evidence that Memucan Hunt ever held a military office.