George Washington Papers

Memorandum, 6 January 1756


[Winchester, 6 January 1756]

Wrote to Ensign Buckner at Alexandria, to take John Berry, a Servant of Mr William West, who is willing to enlist; and to give up Jacob Funkhouser in his place.1


1William West operated an ordinary in Fairfax County (now Loudoun County), and Mordecai Buckner was the quartermaster for the Virginia Regiment. GW noted in a Memorandum of 11–14 Jan. that the exchange of Funkhouser for Berry took place on 11 Jan. 1756.

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