George Washington Papers

Enclosure: Order on Bank of England, 16 November 1759


Order on Bank of England

November 16 1759.

Pay Mr John Moorey1 or Robt Cary Esqr. all Dividends now due, or shall hereafter become due £1650 Bank Stock standing in the name Jno. Custis decd and this shall be your Sufficient Warrant.2

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Martha Washington
late wife of
Danl Parke Custis Decd

DS, Bank of England. The document is in GW’s hand and was signed by him and Martha Washington.

1John Moorey was a partner in the firm of Robert Cary & Company.

2Although GW dated this draft in November 1759, he did not send it to Robert Cary & Co. until this time. In another hand are the notations “pd per order of Mr Fayling,” “132 Divid. No. 974 133 [Divid. No.] 978,” and “fo[li]o 280.”

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