George Washington Papers

From George Washington to James Gildart, 17 July 1771

To James Gildart

Williamsburg July 17th 1771


On the 12th Instt I drew upon you for One hundred pounds Sterling in favour of John West Junr which please to pay and place to Acct of Mr John Parke Custis, or (if you have never rais’d an Acct for this young Gentleman whose Money it is) put it to the debit of the Estate of Daniel Parke Custis Esqr. deceas’d.1 I am Sir, Yr Very Hble Servt

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1GW bought 200 acres at Mount Vernon from John West, Jr., in 1770, the deed to which he got in 1772. See John West, Jr., to GW, 26 April 1769, n.2.

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