George Washington Papers

Court Judgment, 22 May 1792

Court Judgment

[Dumfries, Va., 22 May 1792]

At a Court held at Dumfries the 22d day of May 1792.

George Washington Esqr. Pl[ainti]ff } In Debt
Adam Stuart, Thomas Montgomerie, Cumberland Wilson & George Mason; Dfts

Judgment for 1576 Sterling, with interest from the 4 January 1772. ’till paid—& the Costs. Cr. for £3.3.0, Maryland Currency & 25:4—Sterling pd 2d July 1774—& all payments to be allowed the Dofts which shall be made to the satisfaction of James Keith, before or at the next Court.

Same Plff } In Case
Same Dfts

Judgment for 748:17—Current money, and Costs—£65:2:2, by consent of the Plff, released. Execution to be stayed ’till April next.


For the background to this document, specifically the difficulties GW and the other executors of Thomas Colvill’s estate had encountered in their attempt to secure the money due from the purchasers of Colvill’s Merryland tract, see Thomas Montgomerie to GW, 24 Oct. 1788, source note.

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