Invoice from Crosbies & Trafford
Liverpool July 1765
Invoice of Merchandize shippd by Crosbies & Trafford on Board the Virginian William Buddecome1 Mastr for Virginia on the proper acct & risque of Mr George Washington Mercht at Mount Vernon Virginia—Vizt.
|A Bundle Contg|
|1 piece 5/4 Sheeting @21d.||[£] 3.17.|
|Matt &c.||0. 1.4|
|1 Rotherham Patent Plough||1. 8.|
|Twenty five Sacks Contg 100 Bushells Salt 7½[d.]||3. 2.6|
|25 Sacks 2/6||3. 2.6|
|Paid Carriage of the Plough||0.14.|
|Paid Captains Primage||0.15.0|
|Cartage & Portge on Board with Charges in Custom|
|House Towns dues &c.||0. 7.6|
|Our Commission 2½ ct||0.10.7|
|By Nt proceeds Tobo||20.10.9 1/4|
D, DLC:GW; ALB, DLC:GW. The ALB copy varies somewhat from the invoice sent with the letter. GW ordered the goods on 6 Mar. 1765, and the invoice from Crosbies & Trafford for the goods was sent with its letter of 3 Aug. 1765.
1. In their letter of 3 Aug. 1765, Crosbies & Trafford indicate that Henry McCabe was captain of the firm’s Virginian when GW shipped the four hogsheads on 6 March.