George Washington Papers

Enclosure IV: Account with Alexander Wodrow, 24 July 1758

Enclosure IV

Account with Alexander Wodrow

Winchester 1758 July 24

Dr Colo. George Washington By order of Lieut. Chas Smith To Alexr Wodrow

For 1 hhd & 1 Barrell of Punch consisting of 26 Gals. best
Barbadoes Rum 5/, 6.10.0
& 12½ Pds S. Refd Sugar 1/6 0.18.9
To 6 Gallons best Madiera Wine of Mr
Thos Lemen1   10/ 3. 0.0
£10. 8.9
Recd of Lieut. Charles Smith Ten pounds Eight Shills. and nine pence in full of the Above Accot.

Alexr Wodrow

Joseph Carroll

DS, DLC:GW. The document seems to be in the hand of Charles Smith.

Alexander Wodrow was a merchant in Falmouth who had been acting as a sutler to the Virginia troops on the frontier since 1756.

1Thomas Lemen (Lemon), a lieutenant in Capt. William Cocks’s company of rangers in 1755 and 1756, was the son of the successful tavernkeeper James Lemen of Winchester who died in 1757.

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