Met at St. Thomas’s. Took 2 over to Guy’s. Came home & settled each man’s share. £23 6s. 6d. On hand 2 open’d Large, 3 small & 3 foetus not paid, at home all night.
According to the National Archive’s online Currency Converter, this sum would have have had an equivalent spending power to roughly £797.00 (in 2005’s money). In 1812, a fair sum indeed.
The gang had quite a few bodies in store at this point; 2 opened adults, 3 children and 3 babies, which had not yet been paid for by anyone.