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I am now at this place with Mr Custis (my Ward) who I have brought to the College here; in fixing him properly at it, I find it proper to draw upon you, on his Acct, for one hundred pounds Sterlg in favour of the Reverend Doctr Cowper the President thereof, which Draft bears date with this Letter—please therefore to make payment & place it to Acct of this Young Gentleman. I shall, it is...
On the 20th of November from Williamsburg I advisd you of two Bills I had just drawn on you, desiring they might be placed to the Account of Mr Custis; one of them for One hundred and fifty pounds; & the other of Two hundred and fifty; the last of which was sold and will be presented to you for payment —the other I have taken in, having now of this date, drawn another in its place of One...
By some kind of mismanagement Seven Hogsheads of Mr Custis’s Tobacco (from the Plantation on the Eastern Shore) missed a Passage in Captain Peterson; and Insurance made for that many more than the Ship carried of his, which you will please to have rectified, as I knew nothing of the disappointment till I came to this place a few days ago —I have drawn two Bills upon you of this date in favour...
By the Martha Captn Brooke I have an oppertunity of Inclosing you the Invoices for York River, and to request that the Goods may be addressd to the care of Mr James Hill who is employed as a Steward to that Estate in the Room of Mr Josh Valentine deceasd. I have also to desire that you will Insure 14 Hhds of my Tobo by Captn Peterson, and Sixty three or four (I cannot tell which) of Mr...
Inclosed you have mine, Mr & Miss Custis’s Invoices for this River —The Goods you will please to forward by the first Vessell for Potomack (which possibly may be Captn Jordan the bearer of this) as there are some articles that will be a good deal wanted especially the Sein, which will be altogether useless to me if I do not get them early in the Spring, or in other words I shall sustain a...
Invoice of Goods to be Shipped by Robt Cary Esqr. & Co. for the use of Geo: Washington—Potomack Rivr—Virga—viz. Wearing Apparel for myself pr Letter herewith Inclosed to Mr Thos Gibson Shoes of Mr Didsbury pr Letter to him Seins pr Ditto Messrs Bradshaw & Davidson   1 piece of best India Paduasoy—of a fine Mazarine blew   A White Sattin quilted Coat—£3  A piece of fine & well fancied India...
On the 27th Ulto I drew two Setts of Excha: on you in favour of Burwell Bassett Esqr.—the one Sett for Two hundd pounds Sterg and the other for £133.6.8 to answer in part, the purchase of Land mentioned to you in a Letter of the 16th of March which sevl Sums you will please to pay & place to Acct of Mr Custis. I am Gentn Yr Most Obedt ALB , DLC:GW . See Memorandum, 27 April, n.1 .
Since I came to this place I have been informed of your Letter to Mr Josh Valentine (who is now Dead) respecting the Tobo shipped you by Captn Peterson—I cannot conceive how this mistake has happened, nor is it in my power at this time to remedy it otherwise than by sending the marks and numbers as under from the different Inspection’s not having the Bills of Lading to Inclose—This method I...
On the 25th of last Month I drew upon you in favour of the Revd Mr Boucher, Tutor to Mr Custis, for Fifty pounds Sterling which please to pay and place to the Acct of this young Gentlemen. I have been impatiently waiting for my Goods, being much in want of the Millstones, having heard nothing from you in respect to them since the 12th of Septr though Captn Montgomerie (immediately from London...
If this Letter should get to hand before Mr Adam (by whom I wrote to you on the 22d of Novr) should leave London, I should be obligd to you for sending me two pieces of the best Dutch Blanketting by his ship—if it is too late for that Vessell and any other conveyance should offer immediately to this River be pleased to embrace it and thereby oblige Gentn Yr Most Obedt Hble Servt ALB , DLC:GW ....