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An Account of the Sail of the Estate of Colo. Custis Decst in WmsBurg October 25 1759 £  s. d. 104. 2 Pewter Dishes and 6 Plates To Cash paid 1. 2. 6 105. 4 Pewter Dishes To George Chaplain .12. 6 106. 9 High Leathe Chears To Thos Wilkins 2. 5. 6 107. 1 Tin Basket & other Lumber To John Greenhow .11.   108. 1 Jarr one pr Scales & weights To Wm Graves .15. 6 109. 1 Ladle 2 Candle Sticks &...
in my Last Letter to you I told you I had in Closd the weights of the Crops of tobaco but in makeing up my Letter I had three others to in Close and I intirely forgot to put in that I have in Closd that to you now and hope it will not be amiss. I have Seen Jonathan Catlif and have spoke to him a bought the mill stones he tels me the best size is 4 feet over and 14 inches thick Brumswick I...
Jack now sets off from Queens ⟨ mutilated ⟩th Taylor and ⟨h⟩is family to soffolk ⟨he also mutilated ⟩ the negro ⟨ mutilated Sam⟩ & 85 lb. of wool from your Qur in K. Wm and 3 Casks of Cyder from Rockahock which is all the appels wod make[.] I am very shore th⟨ei⟩r was not half the appels ass I Saw their alittle while before they w⟨e⟩re got and people has ben ⟨seen⟩ toating them off in the...
I Recd Yours dated July 24th and I am very sorrey to give you such a disagreeable ⟨account⟩ of the Crop of tobaco ass I am oblagd to do we have had five weeks of Continual Rain and But few fair days in the time that a great deel of the tobo is drownded in the Low places and most of the Rest so sokd with the wet that it will never Come to its grouth nor make it self ass it wod have done if the...
our tobaco is all gon on bord of the ship Exepting the Eastern shore tobaco which is not Come over yet But I Expect it Every day I was told By Mr Bigges neigh bours he had three hhds of tobo and it was gon on bord of Eastin I desired Capt. outtrems people to in Quire ass ⟨ mutilated ⟩ by the Ship and they told me it was true and I Sent all the tobo on bord of outtrems ⟨Ex⟩cept Taylors 7 hhds...
when I Rote to you Last I thought I had a Very fine prospect of a Crop but the Case is greatly alterd now for we hant had Rain to wet the Earth sence may our tobaco though planted over three times is now a great deel of it Burnt up in the hills and mising the upper Quarters about ten days ago was wors off with their Crops then we are below their has Ben a good deel of Rain abought sence tho....
I this day Recd a Letter ⟨ illegible ⟩ hand of Mr Nicholas⟨;⟩ have also Recd a Letter from him to ⟨you⟩ which I send ⟨off⟩ immediately to you by George from King Wm who I think ⟨is the⟩ safest hand I Can send it By —I also Recd your Letter the 18th sent by melato Jack and will do my ⟨truest⟩ endeavours to get an over seer to sute you —Ass to Colo. Johnson I Cant get one farding of money from...
I this day set off Mr Guys Vessell with your negros she did not get hear So soon ass I Expected them by their Letter by ten days they tel me they ware drove to Norfolk a Coming over the Bay they Bring you 500 Bushels of oats the freight 3d. pr Bushel £ 6. 5.0 and 16 negros @ 15/ pr head 12. 0.0 ⟨ mutilated ⟩ 1 ⟨39⟩ lb. of Cotten
⟨The⟩ Reason of ⟨my⟩ not getting your Letter ⟨ mutilated ⟩ is I had not Ben to william⟨sburg mutilated ⟩ and the ⟨le⟩tters Lay ⟨ mutilated ⟩ and I ⟨new⟩ nothing ⟨ mutilated ⟩ tel the ⟨ mutilated ⟩ I ⟨ mutilated ⟩ to ⟨pay mutilated in⟩ the post ⟨ mutilated ⟩ I got them Boath and the next day ⟨ mutilated ⟩an up to Fredericks Burg for to fetch ⟨
my not hearing from you in so Long a time has put me under a very Great Consern to Know what to do with your tobaco this makes the third Letter I have Rote to you Concerning the tobaco and never have had any answer or heard one silible from you and now am abligd to get the tobo on Bord the ships ass fast ass posable or have Every hogshed Left out ass the ships is to sale the 20th of next month...