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On the 20th Ulto I wrote you fully, and Inclosed Invoices of such Goods as Mr, Miss Custis, and myself wanted; since then I have recollected some Articles which were omitted, and which I now beg may be added, and forwarded with the other Goods. Holsters, or Covers for a pair of Pistols (about 12 Inches long streight Measure, which I have by me) to fit the Saddle order’d in my last for GW—this...
Our Goods by the Liberty Captn Walker came to hand in good order, and soon after his arrival; as they generally will do when shipd in a Vessell to this River, and scarce ever, when they go to any others (unless they should be dispatchd in one of your own Ships, and the Captn particularly Instructed concerning the delivery of them) for it don’t often happen that a Vessell bound to one River,...
Invoice of Goods to be Shipd by Robt Cary Esqr. and Compy for the use of Geo. Washington—Potomack River—Virginia—viz. 5 M Sadlers Tacks 20  M 3d. Nails 1 Cask 8d. Ditto 1 Ditto 20 Ditto 1 dozn large 4 Sqr. Smiths Files 1 dozn Do flat Do Do 1 dozn Do 3 Sqr. Do Do 1 dozn Do round on one side 1½ dozn small Do fit for Keys & fine w[ardin]g 3 Best Cowpers Axes 3 Do Do Adzes 3 Do Do Howells 2 Do Do...
This Letter accompanies my Invoices for Potomack and York Rivers as also Mr & Miss Custis’s—Agreeable to the several Orders therein containd you will please to dispatch the Goods & by the first Ships bound to the respective Rivers —Those for Potomack will come I hope by a more careful hand than the last did as I neither receivd the Goods nor Letters by Captn Saunderson till the middle of June...
Invoice of Goods to be Shipd by Robt Cary Esqr. & Co. for the use of George Washington—Potomack River—Virginia—Viz. 1 dozn HL Hinges to suit a comn sizd door 25 M 4d. Sharp point Nails 1 Cask of 8d. Flat point Do 5 M 30d. Do Do Do 6 Splinter Locks middle sizd 6 la: strong Padlocks differt Wards 6 best Stock Locks at abt 3/ difft Wards 1 dozn xcut Saw files 3 dozn la: Whipsaw files 2 dozn...
I have drawn upon you this day in favour of Marmaduke Norfleet for One hundred pounds Sterling which please to pay and place to Acct of Mr. Jno. Parke Custis —I am Gentn Yr Most Obedt Servt ALS (facsimile), Historical Documents International, catalog no. 1. See Cash Accounts, Nov. 1769, n.1 , and Cash Accounts, Dec. 1769 .
Inclosd you will receive Invoices of Goods wanted for myself & Master Custis for this place and our Plantations on York River, as also for Miss Custis which I beg may be sent by Captn Johnstoun if the Orders gets to hand in time, if not, by any other Vessel bound to this River —But if there are any Articles containd in either of the respective Invoices (Paper only excepted) which are Taxd by...
Invoice of Goods to be sent (under the Restriction’s mentioned in the Letter annexd of this date) by Robt Cary Esqr. & Co. for the use of Geo: Washington—Potomack River—Virginia—viz. 1 Pint of Universal Balsam  4 Oz. Salt of Wormwood  2 Oz. Murcurius Dulcis 1 lb. Blistering Plaister 1 Quart Strong Cinnamen Water 1 Pint Spirit of Hartshorne 4 Oz. of Salvolatile 4 Ditto of Spirit of Lavender 1...
In looking over my order (of the 20th of June last) for Goods, I perceive that I have omitted sending for Dutch Blanketting for the use of my Estate on Potomack—an Article I much want, and must beg the favour of you to send me by the first Ship bound to this River. Three pieces are requisite; and if they cannot be got here (in a vessel to Potomack) by the middle or last of October, I must, in...
On the other side you will receive Invoices of such Goods as are wanted for Mr Custis’s Plantation’s and mine on York River which please to send out in the usual manner—to the care of Mr Joseph Valentine. To the young Gentleman’s Invoice for Potomack please to add a pair of Stone knee Buckles. I am Gentn Yr Most Hble Servt ALB , DLC:GW . GW noted that the letter was sent by Capt. William...