|June 13—||To Ditto [cash] of Ditto [Col. Custis’s estate]||£154. 0.0|
|19—||To Ditto of Ditto||20. 0.0|
|To Ditto of Ditto||77. 0.0|
|To Ditto of Ditto||12.15.0|
|To Ditto of Ditto||6.12.0|
|June 16—||By Cash pd Mr Prentis’s Acct1||54. 9.7 3/4|
|By Do pd Captn Meridith for a Pipe Wine2||45. 0.0|
|By Do pd Mr Richie’s Acct3||29. 0.0|
|By Do pd Chs Jones’s—Taylor||10.15.1|
|By Do pd Tarpely & Knox’s4||7. 4.9|
|By Do pd Alexr Craig—Sadler5||5. 5.2|
|By Do pd Joseph Scrivener6||2.18.1 1/2|
|By Do pd Hugh Orr—brass Work7||1. 1.4|
|By Do pd James Graham—Store Acct||0. 8.6|
|By Thos Bishop 10/. By Mrs Washington £10||10.10.0|
|By Do [cash] pd Wm Cloptan for Negro Hannah & Child8||80. 0.0|
|By Billy Baily—Subscription9||1.10.0|
|By Craik Jeweller10||2. 0.0|
|By Mrs Dandridge Servts 2/6. Ferriage West p[oin]t11 5||0. 7.6|
AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 56.
1. William Prentis & Co. was one of the leading stores of Williamsburg.
2. Captain Meredith may be William Meredith (1704–1760) whose plantation was on the Mattaponi River in King and Queen County, or one of his four sons, William, Jr., Ralph, Samuel, or John.
3. Archibald Ritchie was a Scottish merchant in Hobbs Hole (Tappahannock).
4. James Tarpley was a merchant in Williamsburg in partnership with different people at various times.
5. Alexander Craig (c.1717-1776) was a Williamsburg saddler with whom GW continued to deal.
6. Joseph Scrivener (c.1722–1772) operated a store in Williamsburg.
7. Hugh Orr (c.1710–1764) had a blacksmith shop in Williamsburg and was a captain in the local militia.
8. In about 1765 Hannah married Morris, one of GW’s dower slaves. Shortly thereafter Morris became overseer of GW’s Dogue Run farm at Mount Vernon, a position he held until 1794 (Diaries description begins Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, eds. The Diaries of George Washington. 6 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1976–79. description ends , 1:214–15). William Cloptan was a planter in New Kent County.
9. GW wrote “Belly Baily.” William Bayly (Bailey, Baily; d. 1782) ran a tavern in Colchester.
10. James Craig was a Williamsburg jeweler with whom GW had frequent dealings.
11. Mrs. Frances Jones Dandridge, widow of John Dandridge, was Martha Washington’s mother. She lived in New Kent County, at Chestnut Grove. West Point is where Pamunkey and Mattaponi rivers join to form the York.