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    The Appraisements of the Estate of Danl Parke Custis According to the Returns made to the County ⟨Cour⟩t of New Kent by Sworn appraisers whose Names are herunto annex’d A Negro Man named Anthony £20; Ditto Shomberg 45.; Ditto Squire 50.; Ditto Morris 60.; Ditto Jack Palmer 50.; Ditto Jemmy 12.; Ditto Ned 50.; Ditto Brunswick 40.; Ditto Michael 60.; Ditto Joe 60.; Ditto Sampson 1[s.]; A Negroe...
    2Orderly Book, 19 November 1758 (Washington Papers)
    Camp Near Turtle Creek Novemr 19th 1758. Parole King George A Detachment for Fatigue consisting of 2 Capts. 4 Subs. 4 Serjts and 120 Rank and file to parade at 2 OClock in the Morning. D , DLC:GW . See “ Orderly Book, 21 September–24 November 1758. ” Whether GW and his forces were able to reach on the night of 19 Nov. the site on Turtle Creek where they built Washington’s Camp on 20 Nov. or...
    An Account of Sundrys taken and usd by Mrs Custis out of the Inventories No. £.  s. d. ⟨19.⟩ A Chariot and Harness 80. 0. 0 30. 2 Sorrel horses 50.      ditto 2 bay ditto 32.      32. 1 young Stallion 25.      244. 1 young bay horse (York) 20.      ⟨3⟩4. 1 young Sorrel horse
    Things reserved for the Use of the Estate & not sold No. 1. An Anchor £ 1. 2.   5. An Applemill 1. 8.   4. 4 Pots & Pothooks 2.  .   6. Augers Coopers & other Axes Millpecks &c. 5.  .   7. 1 Do & a Collar & hames . 1. 6 8. 76 Awlblades . 1. 8
    Order’d that the aforesaid Judgment and proceedings of the Court of General Sessions of the peace be quash’d—1st. Because it doth not appear in the Record aforesaid where the Child aforesaid was born. 2. It appears by the Record aforesaid that the aforesaid Judgment was founded on the Oath of the said Jane and on that only. 3. The said Manuel is ordered to recognize in £40 with Sureties to...
    6Cash Accounts, May 1768 (Washington Papers)
    Cash May 4— To Ditto [cash] of Wm Dandridge Int. of his Bond £  22. 0.5 6— To Ditto of Dr [James] Carter Int. of Mrs [Joanna] McKenzies Bd 10.16.0 10— To Mr Jos[ep]h Valentine 15. 0.0 12— To Cash recd of Mr Frans Foster for Intt 25. 0.0 14— To Ditto of Mr B[artholomew] Dandridge in settling for the Int. of his Bonds 6.13.9 To Ditto of Colo. [Burwell] Bassett in settling for Do 0. 6.8 Contra May 1—
    This day the brig Tryton, owned by Mr. D——s, a merchant of this town, was seized by order of the Board of Customs, on supposition it is said, that she had some time ago been employed in an illicit trade; and that they may oblige the owner to prove where and how she has been employed.— This seizure exhibits another instance of the generosity of the Commissioners, and their friendly disposition...
    Read a Letter of the 25 Instant from the Collector and Comptroller of Boston. Ordered that the Solicitor do attend the Advocate General, and give him Instructions for prosecuting the Brigantine Tryton formerly called The Popet for Breach of the Acts of Trade. 7 Bowdoin-Temple MSS 169, MHi .
    Wm. Sheaffe, Esqr., Dy. Collector &c. vs. Brigt. Triton. Sewal His Honor the Judge gave his Decree as on file. Vice Adm. Min. Bk. , 29 Oct. 1768. As to Sheaffe, see No. 45, note 6 37 . That is, Jonathan Sewall, who filed the information as Advocate General.
    The Petition of the Selectmen of the Town of Brookline in the county of Suffolk, setting forth that on the thirtieth day of January 1767 the worshipful Joseph Williams Eqr. issued a warrant in these words, vizt., Suffolk Ss. Complaint being made to me the Subscriber, one of his Majestys Justices of the peace for said county, by Mesrs. John Child, Aaron Davis, and Eleazer Weld, Gentlemen and...