ll not yet bro't in, for iron mantle-trees, hinges for great doors, hasps, fasten'gs &c.
Alsoa thousand little expenses not mentioned above, such as sedar posts oak & pine stitwork, several loads of slate & several loads of tile
It must be also remembered yt ye locks, hinges, ketches skrews, bolts, Pullies & lines & weights for ye windows are yet to be purchased
And when these together with all ye other little expenses already contracted fall be added to ye above ac'ct it cannot fall much short of £ 600.
The house will be still to paint and ye rooms to paper both these may be estimated at abt. £ 50. & then £ 100 more will be scanty to complete ye fence, build ye outhouses & dig ye well.
After one hundred and thirty-five years, this house, now the, Unitarian parsonage, still stands in excellent condition.
Parson Osgood might wonder at, but be delighted in, the modern improvements now in it In view of present conditions and prices, we wonder even more what it would cost toda