|June 1—||To Ditto [cash] from Colo. Saml Washington on Acct of Interest due to Mr Custis||£75. 0.0|
|3—||To Ditto of Colo. Saml Washington for J[ames] Cleveland||5.14.9|
|To Ditto of Lund Washington for Corn & Flour||82. 2.9|
|9—||To Ditto Receivd for Wool||0. 6.0|
|10—||To Ditto for Corn||1.18.3|
|15—||To Ditto for Ditto 5 Barrls||4. 0.0|
|17—||To Ditto from Lund Washington (Includg 45/ receivd from Jas Cleveland myself) for Corn||37. 8.9|
|22—||To Cash of Mrs [Sally Cary] Fairfax for a Box of Claret||7.10.0|
|30—||To Ditto recd from my Bror Jno. Washington for Interest due Mr Custis||7.10.0|
|To Cash Won at Cards||4.17.0|
|2—||By Cash paid a Chain Carrier1||0. 2.6|
|By Cards||1. 0.0|
|6—||By William Roberts||4. 0.0|
|By Jno. Prescot (wch with a Barl of Corn) is in full||2.17.9|
|8—||By Captn Posey for his Six acres at Rovrs delight which with a Horse Saddle & Bridle is in full of his Right to the Land Houses & Ferry2||50. 0.0|
|9—||By Cash paid Edwd Williams||3. 5.4|
|10—||By 36 Ells Cotton Check||2.14.9|
|By 6 yds Blew Duffield & 2¼ thread 31/6 & 11/2||2. 2.8|
|13—||By Doctr [William] Rumney’s acct agt Colo. [Thomas] Colvills Este||27. 9.6|
|By Thos William’s in full of acct to date||5.19.9|
|By John P. Custis||3. 0.0|
|By Cash paid Thomas Bishop||9. 0.0|
|15—||By Cards||0. 8.9|
|16—||By Mr Hough Quitrents of 12463 Acs. Ld3||15.11.7|
|By Eliza. Hollingsburg’s Legacy4||25.10.0|
|By bringing the two Horses I bot at Leesbg here||0.10.0|
|By Repairing my Boots in Alexa.||0. 5.0|
|By Pierce Bayley Sheriff||4. 1.6|
|By Thos Bishops Wife for delivg House Sall & Kitt||1. 0.0|
|By a pair of Black knee Garters||0. 1.8|
|By Locks &ca||0. 0.7|
|17—||By Servants||0. 1.3|
|By Freight of my Whale Boat from ⟨Patuxt⟩||0.18.0|
|By T. Etherington 6 day’s Work Plaistg||1.10.0|
|19—||By a pair of Shoes for House Frank||0. 7.6|
|24—||By Doctr Rumney’s acct agt myself £15.17.6 Ditto against Mr Custis 2.10. Miss Custis 4.2.||22. 9.6|
AD, Ledger B description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 2, 1772-93, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 50, 55.
1. GW on this day surveyed “the Land Captn. [David] Kennedy lives on” on Bullskin Run (Diaries description begins Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, eds. The Diaries of George Washington. 6 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1976–79. description ends , 3:112).
2. The deed of release by which John Posey conveyed to GW the 6–acre tract on the Potomac where Posey had his ferry and where he had lived is dated 8 June 1772. The original document is in PPRF, and a transcription is in CD-ROM:GW. For the uncertainty about the ownership of the tract, see note 1 in Robert Hanson Harrison’s letter to GW of 10 Jan. 1772.
3. The transcription of GW’s “List of Lands . . . in the Northern Neck” belonging to him in 1771, along with John Hough’s receipt of £15.11.7 in quitrents dated 16 June 1772, is in CD-ROM:GW at the end of 1771.
4. One of the legatees of Thomas Colvill’s will was Isabelle Hollingsbury. She was bequeathed £20 current money and the lifetime use of a 158–acre tract of land on Pimmit Run in Fairfax County (Fairfax County Will Book B [1752–67], 424–32).