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Guardian Accounts, 5 May 1769

Guardian Accounts

[5 May 1769]

Mr John Parke Custis Dr
Sterg Cury
S.D.
 1767
Apl 30 To ⟨Cash⟩ paid Mr Stedlar teaching him Musick a year £ 12.18. 0
To Pocket Money . 5.  
May 18 To his Expences in Alexandria seeing slight-of-hand . 7.  
30 To Postage of Sundry Letters from the mercht⟨s⟩ in England Joseph Valentine—&ca on his business 2. 6. 8
To ⅔ of 90 lbs. Tobo—(paid Secretarys Fees) .12.  
To his Mans Levy & Tax, & half of his Tutors & Maids 1.19.  
ill.⟩3 To a ⟨Crystal⟩ for his Watch . 2. 6
Oct. 8 To Cash for Pocket Money .10.  
Nov. 5 To Fiddle strings &ca of Mr Prentis . 5. 7
ill. To Mr Saml Washingtons & Lund Washingtons Bond for ⟨mutilated 425.     
 1768
To a Cirsingle . 4. 6
Apl 22 To Alexander McKenzie—Taylors Acct 3. 6.  
25 To Pocket Money .10.  
28 To putting a new pr of Shoes to his Boots     . 8. 9
448.15.  
May 5th To Balle due Jno. Parke Custis  267.14. 7
£716.14. 7
Contra Cr
1767
Apl 11th By Balle of Acct settled with the Genl Court of this date £649. 2.10
By Cash receivd from Mr Joseph Valentine for ⟨Sundrys⟩ sold from his Estate since last ⟨Settlemt⟩   67. 6. 9
      E. Excepted 716.14. 7
May 5th 1768     Go: Washington
Miss Martha Parke Custis Dr
Sterg Curry
S.D.
1767
Apl 30th To Mr Stedlar teachg her Musick ⟨a⟩ year £ 12.18   
May 1st To Bernard Moore & Jno. Baylor Bond of this date payable upon ⟨demand⟩ 1338.11. 0
To Jno. Prescot—Mendg her ⟨Shoes⟩ . 1. 3
July⟨ill. To ⅓ of 90 lbs. Tobo pd ⟨Secretary’s Fees⟩ . 6.  
To ⟨½ of⟩ her Tutors & maids ⟨levy and tax⟩ .19.  
Sepr 8 To a Toy Sugar Can⟨nister⟩
⟨. 1. ⟩
To ⟨Cash in Excha.⟩ of Sh⟨oes at Hornsbys⟩ Store
⟨. 8. ⟩
ill. To a pair of Shoes for her ⟨at⟩ Mr Prentis⟨s Store⟩
⟨. 2.6⟩ .11. 6
Decr 14 To Cash for Pocket Money
.12. mutilated
Apl 25
1768 To Ditto Ditto . 8. 1. 0. 0
To ⟨Doctr Lee for a Visit⟩ & Precript.                  2. 3. 9
1338.11. 0 17.19. 6
 
ill. To Balle due Martha P. Custis               148.14. 7
£1338.11. 0 166.14. 1
Contra Cr
1767
Apl 11 By Balle of accts ⟨settled with the Genl⟩ Court in Apl 1767 ⟨viz.⟩ £ 114. 0.10 119.17. 8
By a Years Intt ⟨of Mr Philp Claibornes Bond⟩ 14.     
May By ⟨a years⟩ Ditto ⟨of Mr William Dandridges⟩ Do 22. 0. 5
⟨1st⟩ By Colo. ⟨Bernd Moore & Jno. Robinson Esqrs.⟩ their Bond for £1000.0.0
By Intt of Ditto from May ⟨12th 1763 till⟩ May 5th 1767    198.6.9 1198.6. 9
12 By a years Intt of ⟨Mrs McKenzie⟩ pr ⟨Doctr James Carter⟩                10.16. 0
1312. 7. 7 166.14. 1
May ⟨5⟩ By Balle due G. Washington     26. 3. 5           
1338.11. 0 166.14. 1
Mr Jno. Parke Custis Dr
Sterling Currency
1768
May To an error in the last acct Settled—By giving credit for £67.6.9 as Cash receivd when it was the Balle due from Joseph Valentine and not paid 67. 6. 9
12 To a horse Bought for him of Colo. Bassett 17.     
June  2 To Mr Stedlar teaching him a years Musick 12.18.  
 
6 To a Portmanteau horse bought of James Oram for his use 15.     
27 To Pocket money when going to School to Mr Bouchr 2. 1. 6
To the Usher of the School to engage his particular care of him 2.     
To a small Trunk bought for him 0. 9.0
a Curry comb and Brush  . 3.9
a pair of Knee buckles for his Servt  . 1. 
.13. 9
To his Expences at Arrolls . 5.  
July 22d To Alexander McKenzie—Taylor .10.  
Augt 29 To Doctr Mortimer—for a Visit & attendance 1.13. 6
Septr To his Expences in a journey to New Kent in April; & to Westmoreland in August 1768 with a Servant & two Horses crossing Potomack &ca twice—the whole expence amountg to 2. 5. 2
20 To Tickets to the Plays in Alexandria 1. 5.  
To William Carlins Acct £1.1.5
Ditto   Ditto  2.3. 
3. 4. 5
Octr 22d To 1 pr buck Gloves 7/6 1 Cirsingle 3/6 .11.  
1769
Jany To Chas Turner for mendg a pr of Knee Bucks. & Spurs—5/6 Jno. Prescot mendg his Boots 2/ . 7. 6
To 1 pr of Neat Boots bought of Didsbury by
 
Mr Magowan with Bucks. Straps &ca £1.16.0
25 pr Ct Exchange   . 9.
    2. 5.  
£129. 6. 7
May 1
1769 To Balle due Jno. P. Custis & car[rie]d to New Acct £150. 0. 0 368. 3. 8
£150. 0. 0 497.10. 8
Contra Cr
Sterling Currency
1768 By Balle of last Acct pr
May 5 Settlet of this date 267.14. 7
Ditto By my draft on Robt Cary Esqr. & Co. in favour of Mr James Cock for 50. 0. 0
By Ditto on Capel & Osgood Hanbury Esqrs. in favour of Mr James Gibson 100.     
Do 12 By a years Intt of Mr Frans Foster’s Mortgage 25.     
14 By Intt of Mr Barthw Dandridge’s Bond 27.13. 2
By Ditto of Mr Chas Washington’s Ditto 12. 2. 6
By Cash recd of Mr Josh Valentine since last Settlemt 165.    
£150. 0. 0 497.10. 3
Settled before Peyton Randolph
Thos Everard
Geo: Wythe
May 5th 1769
Memm
Besides the Contra Balle due from George Washington—there is in the hands of R. Cary Esqr. & Co. pr Acct Currt dated 22d Augt 1768 3168. 6. 1
 
In the hands of Messr. Hanbury’s pr Ditto 425. 1. 1
[Ditto] James Gildart Esqr. 153. 1. 1
And in the hands of the following Persons upon Bond, with Security, for the Sums annexed to their names—viz.
Colo. Fieldg Lewis 661.13. 4
Saml Washington 425.      
Ditto 100.      
Chas Washington 255.      
Barthw Dandridge 160.      
Jno. Auge Washington 150.      
Revd Benjn Sebastian 60.      
On a Mortgage from Frans Foster              500.      
3806. 8. 3 2251.13. 4
There is also 25 Hhds of Tobo in Messrs. Cary & Cos. hands ship’d in 1768—and 7 Ditto Do Hanbury ship’d Ditto
In all 32 Which is yet unacctd for.
Errrs Expected
pr Go: Washington
Miss Martha P. Custis Dr
Sterling Currency
1768
May  5 To Balle of Acct settled with the Genl Court of this date 26. 3. 5
12 To Colo. Bassetts Bond for 254.     
To Mr Barthw Dandridge & Julius Burbidge’s Bd dated April 23d 1768—for 207. 4. 1
June 2d To Mr Stedlar teaching her a years Musick 12.18.  
 
Septr To her Ferriages over Potomack &ca and other expences in a journey to New Kent & Westmoreland in Apl & August 1768 .19.10
20 To Tickets for the Plays in Alexandria .10.  
Feby  1 To Doctr Mercer for a Visit, attendance &ca 6.     
16 To Joshua Evans for a Ring 1.10.  
18 To Doctr Rumneys Acct 19. 6. 6
To Musick Books bot by Mr Magowan in England for her—& Cost 1. 8. 6
£234.16. 0  295. 4. 4
1769
May 1 To Balle due M.P. Custis & car[rie]d to New Acct £140.13. 4
£234.16. 0  435.17. 8
Contra Cr
1768 Sterling Currency
May 5. By Balle of last settled Acct with the Genl Court of this date 148.14. 7
By a Years Intt of Mrs McKenzies Bond—recd from Doctr James Carter 10.16.  
By a years Intt of Mr Wm Dandridges Ditto 22. 0. 5
May By Colo: Bassetts Bond taken in discharge of the Int. upon his other Bonds to Apl 23d 1768 254.     
By Cash recd of Ditto—in settlg the Int. on Ditto . 6. 8
By Intt recd of Mr Barthw Dandridge 207. 4. 1
 207. 4. 1  435.17. 8
1769
May 1 By Balle due Geo. Washington & c[arrie]d to New Acct 27.11.11
 234.16.    435.17. 8
 
E. Expected pr
Go: Washington
Settled before
Peyton Randolph
Thos Everard
Geo. Wythe
May 5th 1769
Memm
Besides the Contra Sum due from George Washington she has
In Bank Stock 1650. 0. 0
Robt Cary Esqr. & Cos. hands 118. 9.10
And—In Bonds upon Intt from Jno. Mercer Esqr. decd 2100      
Colo. Burwell Bassett 2100      
Ditto 212. 6.  
Ditto 231      
Ditto 254      
Colo. Bernard Moore 1338.11. 0
Thos Moore 1400      
Mr Barthw Dandridge 600      
Ditto 150      
Ditto 207. 4. 1
Mr Willm Dandridge 440. 9    
Phil⟨p⟩ Whitehd Claiborne 280      
Mrs McKenzie decd 216      
Colo. Nathl Dandridge 110      
£4064. 4.11 7343.15  

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