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Guardian Accounts, 30 April 1764

Guardian Accounts

[30 April 1764]

Mr John P: Custis Dr
Sterlg Curry
s. d. £. s. d.
1763
Apl 30 To my order on Robt Cary Esqr. & Co. for the Contra Sterg Balle £123.15.2
May 4 To ⅓ of £5.0.4—a Balle paid Colo. [Burwell] Bassett on acct of Lyonel Lyde Esqr. 1.13. 5
July To ⅔ of 90 lbs. of Tobo paid Secretarys fees Recordg Estates acct &ca that is 60 lbs. @2d. .10.  
Sept To ½ of £24.7.9 paid Mr Macrae for their Tutors passage & Exps. 12. 3.10 1/2
Octr 24th To Rudimans Grammer of Mr [John] Stretch . 6.  
Novr 6 To Mr Bartholamew Dandridge for Sundries 1. 3. 0 1/2
1764
Jan. 16 To 1 pr of Silvr knee buckles of Mr [James] Craig . 7. 6
Do To 1 pr of Shoe & knee Do of Do for his boy
To Bryan Allison Taylors acct 10. 1.  
To ½ of Mr [Walter] Magowan their Tutors Levy & Tax—viz. 21 lbs. Tobo . 2.  
 
To the above 21 lbs. of Tobo @ 2d . 3. 6
To his Maid Moll—the ½ of her Levy & Tax . 5. 6
Apl To Books vizt the Preceptor1 26/ Erasmus 3/9 Londn Vocabularry 2/6 1.12. 3
To Toys of Mr [James] Hubbard 7/6 To a blank book for Accts 3/3 .10. 9
£123.15.2 & £ 28.18.10   
1764
Apl 30 To Balle carried to New Acct 429.17. 9
£123.15.2 & £458.16. 7   
Contra Cr
Sterlg Curry
1763
Apl 29 By Balle of Acct pr Settlement with the Genl Court of this date [£123.15.2] £261.11. 8
May 4 By ⅓ of £33.11.3 recd of Colo. Bassett for Sundry horse Furniture sold him 11. 3. 9
Septr By 300 Bushls of Oats from the Eastern shore—freight being paid by G. Washington 15.     
By Cash of Joseph Valentine 171. 1. 2
£123.15.2 & £458.16. 7
Miss Martha P: Custis Dr
Sterlg Curry
s.d.
1763
Apl To Balle of your Acct settled with the Genl Court this day £130.19. 2
To ⅓ of £5.0.4 paid Colo. Basset for Balle due Lyonel Lyde Esqr. 1.13. 5
 
To Colo. Bassets Bond upon Inte⟨rest⟩ ⟨mutilated 23⟩d of Apl 1763 for 212. 6.  
To Mr Barthw Dandridges & Bassets Bond Interest dated 23d of April 1763 £150.   
To Mrs [Joanna] McKenzie Milinary ⟨mutilated . 6. 6
To ⅓ of 90 lbs. of Tobo pd ⟨Secretarys fees⟩ Recordg Estate ⟨Acct &c.⟩ 30 lbs. @2d. . 5.  
To ½ of £24.7.9 paid Mr [Allan] Macrae for ⟨their tutors⟩ passage & Expences 12. 3.10 1/2
To Mr Stretch for a Music Book .10.  
To Mr [William] Prentis for 6 pr Gloves and ⟨mutilated .15.  
To the ½ of Mr Magowans ⟨their Tutors⟩ ⟨Levy & Tax⟩ viz. 21 lbs. Tobo & 2d. . 5. 6
To the ½ of Maid Molls ⟨mutilated⟩ Do . 5. 6
To Clarkes Corderius 3/9 A Blank Book for Accts 3/3 Toys 2/6 . 9. 6
£150. 0.0 & £359.19. 5 1/2
1764
30 Apl To Balle carried to New Acct 117. 6.7
£267. 6.7 & £359.19. 5 1/2
Contra Cr
1763
April By Balle pr Acct Settled ⟨with the⟩ Genl Court in Apl last £206.14.1
May By 1 Years Interest of Wm Dandridges Bond £ 22. 0. 5
Ditto By Interest of Colo. Bassett ⟨mutilated⟩ Apl 23d 1763 212. 6.  
Do 4 By ⅓ of £33.11.3 recd of Colo. Bassett ⟨mutilated⟩ horse Furniture sold 11. 3. 9
 
By Interest recd of ⟨Barthw Dandridge⟩ April 23rd 1763 60.12. 6
1764
Apl By Do of Mrs Mc⟨Kenzies⟩ Bond 10.16.   
By Mr Phil. W. Claiborne 14.     
£267. 6.7 & 270. 6. 2   
By Balle carried to New Acct 89.11. 3 1/2
£267. 6.7 & 359.19. 5 1/2

The Accts above are exact Copies of those settled by Commissioners appointed by the Genl Court—namely Peyton Randolph Esqr. & Jno. Mercer & Thos Everard Gentlemen the 30th of April 1764

1Robert Dodsley and Samuel Johnson’s The preceptor: containing a general course of education. Wherein the first principles of polite learning are laid down in a way most suitable for trying the genius, and advancing the instruction of youth. In twelve parts (Dublin, 1786).

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