George Washington Papers

Cash Accounts, February 1767

Cash Accounts

[February 1767]

Feby 1— By Mr Saml Washington £100. 0.01
By Servants 0. 1.3
By 12½ Bushls of Oysters 0.12.6
16— By Club at Arrols 0. 2.6
19— By Charity 1. 0.0
By Sarah Harle (of Mrs Washington) 0. 5.0
21— By Susanna Bishop laying Betty2 0.10.0
By Mrs Washington 3. 0.0
26— By Mr [Benjamin] Sebastion Balle due for reprs & Alteration of my Watch &ca3 1.16.3

AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 242.

1GW lent this to Samuel Washington from the funds of John Parke Custis. See Guardian Accounts, 11 April 1767.

2Susanna Bishop, who often served as a midwife, was the wife of Thomas Bishop, the overseer of Muddy Hole farm. A slave named Betty was a house servant, and another one lived on Dogue Run farm.

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