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Invoice from Robert Cary & Company, 3 December 1771

Invoice from Robert Cary & Company

London 3d Decr 1771

Invoice of Cost & Charges of Goods Ship’d on Board the Trimley James Page Comr for Virginia upon the Account & Risque of Colo. George Washington & to him Consignd

Theoa Crowley & Co. Iron
Cask . 2. 0
5 M Sadlers Tacks 1/1 . 5. 5
20 M 3d. Nails 1/6½ 1.10.10
27 M 8d. Ditto 3/11 5. 5. 9
A Cask . 2.  
12 M 20d. Nails 7/ 4. 4. 0
A Cask . 2. 8
3 large Broad Axes A 3/8 .11.  
3 Ditto Ditto B 4/ .12.  
3 Cowpers Ditto 3/ . 9.  
3 Ditto Adzes 2/ . 6.  
3 Ditto Howells 1/3 . 3. 9
2 Ditto Bung Borers 3/6 . 7.  
2 pr Cowpers Steel Compasses with Sweeps 4/ . 8.  
1½ dozn Smiths Warding Files sorted 1/6 . 2. 3
1 doz. Smiths ½ rd Files . 4. 0
1 dozn Do large 3 Sqr Do .12.  
1 dozn Do Flat Do .16.  
4 Smiths Rubber Files A . 5. 4
4 Ditto Do B . 7.  
4 Ditto Do C .12.  
2 Fine Secret Padlocks with bright hard Shackles & Keys . 7.  
6 Strong London Stock Locks wt. Pipe Keys, Bars & Screws Comp. 1.10. 0
3 large brass Bull Cocks 6/6 .19. 6
A Cask . 3.  
3 C Chalk 2/6 . 7. 6
Bundle Canvas &ca . 3.  
18 long Corn Scythes with Sneads furniture & 3 Stones to each 4/3 3.16. 6
1 Bundle German Steel 1 C 0 Q. 1 lb. 2.18. 6
 
Dennis &ca Sad[d]l[er]y
2 Casks . 9.  
A Very best Hogskin Huntg Saddle, full Welted, with Stirps Plated with Silver, 2 Linnen Girths, & Cirsingle & candle Dockd Crupper, a very best Oild Leather Pelham Bridle the Bitt Plated with Silver, & the front dble Capt with Silk 4. 6. 0
A Large Superfine blue Cloth New Market Sadle Cloth, trimd wt. 2 Superfine white Cloth Borders, stitchd with Silk, leathr Flaps &ca 1. 7. 0
A Very best Pistol Machine 1. 0. 0
A large best Portmanteau Saddle, with Furniture & Mail Pillion, with Cruppr & 2 pr of Mail straps 1. 8. 0
6 Strong leather Collars with throats and Fronts @ 3/ .18.  
2 pair of Strong Stirrup Leathers . 3.  
2 Cruppers . 1. 6
6 Best Girths lind with Neats Leather . 9.  
2 best brd Woolen Cirsingles Lind wt. neats Leathr with Steel buckles & Straps . 4. 8
A Blue Cloth Cloak bag lind with Canvas, & canvas Pocket, bound with a brd worsted Lace .13. 6
8 Leather Draft Horse Collrs 1. 5. 4
1 Dozn Plow Bridles wt. hemp Reins 1. 0. 0
Bradshaw &ca Seins
A Cask .10.  
A Sein 75 fathom long 10 ft Deep in the Middle, 8 feet at the ends, the Meshes made for the Herring Fishery, the Corks 2½ feet assunder & the Leads 5 feet apart made of the best 3 Strd Ld Sein Twine & Tanned 11.10. 0
2 Coils of Rope 1.0.19 1.0.17 2.1.8 @ 45/ 5. 4. 6
3 Deep Sea Lines 50 fath: ea. .12.  
2 Coils of Rope 1.0.16 1.0.14 2.1.2 @ 45/ 5. 2. 1
A Matt & Cord . 1.  
Eleanr Brown Corks
10 Groce of Corks @ 2/ 1. 0. 0
Bag . . 6. 
John Walker Sugar
A Cask . 3.  
12 dble Loaves 0.3.12 @ 92/ 3.18.11
12 Single Do 1.2.26 72/ 6. 4. 9
 
Mary Vaughan Sieves
Bundles Mattg &ca . 9.  
1 Dozn Iron Wheat Sieves in Deep Rims @ 3/6 each 2. 2. 0
Adam Dennis Windw Gl[ass]1
A Box . 3. 9
100 Sqrs best London Crown Glass 69 ft @ 11d. 3. 3. 3
100 Sqrs Green Glass 55 ft. @ 4 .18. 6
10 lbs. of Putty & Bladder . 3. 6
Glover & Strothoff Linn
A Bale &ca . 4. 6
7 ps. 783 Ells Hempen @ 8½ 27.14. 7
6 p. 433 Ans brown Rolls 216½ Ells 2 prCt 212 Ells @ 4¾ 4. 3.11
1 ps. Hessen Wrapper .19.  
Leaver Legg Cloth
A Bale & Packg . 5.  
1 ps. drab col[ore]d Cloth 26 yds 8/6 11. 1. 0
18½ yds Scarlet Do 10/ 9. 5. 0
2 ps. Scarlet Callim[anc]a 40 yds 43/6 4. 7. 0
26¾ yds bro: Duffield 3/ 4. 0. 3
11½ Mohair Twist .11. 6
4 Oz. Scarlet Do . 6.  
Silk Twist 1. 8.  
Farrers & Parrett2
A Case . 4. 6
6—½ pint cream Col[ore]d Mugs . 1. 0
6 Pint Do 2/ 6 Quarts 4/ . 6.  
3—2 Quarts . 4.  
6 Bottles & 6 Basons .12.  
6 Dutch Chamber Potts . 4.  
2—2 gallon Stone Jugs . 4.  
3 dozn Enameld Wine Glasses .13. 6
6 Ale Glasses enameld . 3. 6
Bevan & Son Apethy
A Box . 1. 6
Glauber Salts 3 lb. . 3.  
Liquid Laudanum 7d. oz. 4 . 2. 4
Volatile Salts Sal Armoniac 6d. oz. 2 . 1.  
Tinctr Myrhh 3/4 lb. oz. 2 . 3. 9
Caust: Lunar 1/3 oz. 23 . 2. 6
Flaky Manna 6/ lb. 24 .12.  
Venice Treacle 4/ lb. . 4.  
Diascordium 3/4 lb. . 3. 4
 
Gum Camphor 6d. oz. 4 . 2.  
Myrrh 5d. oz. 2 .  .10
Elixer Paragorick 3d. oz. 10 . 2. 6
Spirits Salarm. 3d. oz. 4 . 1. 0
Elixor Vitriol 4d. oz. 4 . 1. 4
Gutta Vita 1/4 oz. 4 . 5. 4
Jesuits Bark Powderd dearer 11/ lbs. 2 1. 2. 0
Oil of Amber 4d. oz. 45 . 1. 4
Flint Bottles stopprs & Potts . 8. 2
Tyzack Hodges Bottles6
Hogsheads .12.  
63 dozn Bottles best Mld Qts 7. 7. 0
Waterage 3/ Wharfage 1/ . 4.  
Darby & Morgan Blankts7
A Bale & Packg . 4. 0
1 best stripd Blanket £5 5. 0. 0
1½ dozn pr plaid Hose No. 3 11/6 .17. 3
2½ dozn pr Do Do 4 12/6 1.11. 3
4 dozn Do Do 5 13/6 2.14.  
Frans & Jno. Nalder
A Box . 2. 6
2 dble Gloster Cheess. 40½ lb. 6d. 1. 0. 3
1 Cheshire Do 41½ 5½ .19.  
Mauduit & Co. Woollen
A Bale . 5.  
2 ps. best Welch Cotton 96 62 158 yds 16d. 10.10. 8
5 ps. yd wide bro: Do 29 30 30 28 26—143 19½ 11.12. 4
½ ps. blew Kendal Do for Wrappr . 4. 6
James Ayres Collars
a Cask . 3. 6
6 Horse Collars 3/ .18.  
8 Strong Tand Leathr Housgs 1.12.  
Hugh Innes Porter8
A Cask . 7.  
12 dozn old Porter @ 6/6 3.18.  
Wm Maile Oil & P.
A Case & Pottles .12.  
1 Pottle anchovies . 8.  
4 Ditto French Olives 1. 0. 0
2 Ditto Walnuts . 6.  
2 Ditto Capers . 8.  
A Jug & Basket . 4. 6
5 Gallons best Lamp Oil @ 2/8 .13. 4
 
A Hamper . 1. 2
1 Gall. 1 Pt Sweet Oil @ 9 .10. 2
Bottle . 1. 0
6 Bottles fine Mustard 10d. . 5. 0
12 Barls Lampblack 4d. . 4.  
A Cask . 2.  
Allum 1.2.14
  1. 2  1.1.12 @ 6/ 1. 1. 8
A Chest Cord & Cordg .17. 6
Josh Middleditch9
1 Jarr of Raisons 45¼ 16¼ 29 lb. 52/ .13. 5 1/2
1 Ditto Currants 42.6 13.6 29 52/ .13. 5 1/2
Jordon Almonds 15 20d. 1. 5.  
White Ginger 2 10d. . 1. 8
Mace ¼ lb. . 5.  
Nutmegs ¼ lb. . 2. 4
Cinnamon ¼ lb. . 4. 6
Cloves ¼ lb. . 3.  
Salt Petre 10 lb. @ 1/ .10.  
A Jarr . 3. 6
Thomas Squire Cutlery
1 Dozn pr Chinese green Ivory Table Knives & Fks 1.16.  
1 Dozn pr Ditto Desert 1. 8.  
Stephen Heath Hab[erdasher]y
15 lb. shoe thrd @ 13d. .16. 3
25 lb. brown Do 18d. 1.17. 6
1 Oz. Supr Coventry blew Do . 4. 6
1 Groce fine Wire Buttons . 3.  
1 ps. best London Quality . 2. 3
1 M London Needles . 5.  
3 ps. brd rich Ferret 6/6 .19. 6
3 India Fan’s 14d. . 3. 6
Jonn Coleman Breechs10
1 pr Buck Breeches 1. 8.  
P: J. & C. Palmer Silk11
10 yds of Pea Green Lustring 5/9 2.17. 6
Wm Weale Candles
1 Candlestick 1. 2. 0
Wm & Edd Loxham Swd Belt
1 Blew Silk Belt with Swivels & Town Lock .14. 0
Mary Scott & Son Cutlery
4 Horn Poll Combs @ 5/ . 1. 8
2 Tortoiseshell Do 2/ . 4.  
 
1 Gardeners fine Town made knife with a Saw . 4. 6
2 Setts of Phlegms 1/ . 2.  
1 dble groce pln Silvr Buttn . 9.  
James Davis Shoes
8 pr Womens neat rich bla. Calla lind 2. 8.  
2 pr Womens neat Lea. Pumps . 8. 4
2 pr Ditto Shoes . 6.  
1 pr rich bla. Sattin lind .11. 6
Edwd Gilbert Staty
1 Ledger 8/4 Superfine Demi Ruld 9 lines on a side in vel. Marb: lind Rusa Bands & 2 Strong Clasps 1.16. 6
1 Demi Alphibet to Do 1 Letter on a Leaf in ferrel . 4.  
5 Qr. Fo. Cap. folio Gilt . 7. 6
5 Qr. 4to Post Do . 4. 2
Frans Newbery Books12
18to Prayer Book Tate Psalms red Morrocco . 8.  
1 Burnes Justice 4 Vol. 8to. 1. 4.  
1 Tissets Practice Physk . 7.  
1 Glass’s Cookery . 5.  
Box Cord & Cordg . 7.  
Thomas Gibson13
Makg a blew Cloth Frock . 8.  
2⅜ yds Suprfine Cloth 18/ 2. 2. 9
4 yds fine Shalloon 2/4 . 9. 4
Sleeve Linings & Pockets . 2. 2
Silk & twist . 2. 6
Buckram & Stays . 2. 6
18 best gilt Coat Buttons . 3. 9
Making a Buff Cassimor Waistcoat . 4.  
1⅞ of Cassimer 10/ .18. 9
Fine shalloon & Cotton lining & Pockets . 5. 9
Silk & Twist . 1. 6
Buckram & Stays . 1.  
Buttons . 1.  
1 Yd Green Baise Packg . 2. 6
Susan: Thorpe Mill[iner]y14
A White Sattin Cloke trimd with edging 2. 4. 0
A Plain Bonnett .10.  
A Stoma[che]r & Sleeve knots . 9. 6
A Do Do Do .10. 6
A Do Do Do .10. 6
2 Yds bla: velvet Ribn . 3.  
A Smart Cap 1. 1. 0
 
A Do Do 1. 1. 0
2 Stomacher Boxes . 1.  
2 Cap Boxes . 1. 6
Vincent Mitchell Buckle15
A pr of best mettle Sho. B[uckles] .10. 6
Thomas Nalder Gloves
2 pr Men’s best st. Topd Buck Gloves 48/ . 8.  
2 pr W[omens] fine Purple Kid Do @ 23/ . 3.10
2 Do Do Mitts 23/ . 3.10
4 Do D. wt grn Kid Do 21/ . 7. 0
Richards &ca Hose
4 pr Womn thrd Hose @ 3/ .12.  
6 pr 4 thd Supfine Do 6/ 1.16.  
6 pr Do India Cotton 7/6 2. 5.  
6 pr Mens la: Sup: Do 8/ 2. 8.  
2 pr Stout White Silk 16/ 1.12.  
2 pr Do Mixd Do 15/ 1.10.  
2 pr thrd Gloves 3/6 . 7.  
1 pr white Silk Do 6/ . 6.  
1 Mans fine Hat 1. 0. 0
A Box for the Hatt .  . 8
Wm Hallier Tin W.
2 Lanthorns 2/3 . 4. 6
Webster & Son W. Keys
3 Watch Keys 1/6 . 4. 6
A Box . 2. 6
Jno. Didsbury
3 pr dress, & 3 pr Neat Str. Shoes 2.11. 0
1 pr Neat thin Boots Seemd & loopd 1. 8.  
1 pr neat strong dble vampd Do seemd &c. 1.15.  
2 pr Neat Garters, 2 pr Silvr Plated Buckles & seemd Spur Leathr .12.  
Sundries for L: Washington 4. 5.  
Jno. Stabler Linn
3 ps. Suprfine Flanders Red Ticks @ 36/ 5. 8.  
1 ps. Died Rusa Drillg 24¾ 12d. 1. 4. 9
2 ps. Ir. Linn 7/8 Colrane N. 11 52 yds 15d.16 3. 5.  
1 ps. fine Do yd Wide N. 34 25 yds 2/6 3. 2. 6
2 ps. Suprfine Do D. 84 50 yd 4/ 10.  .  
1 Demi ps. fine Muslin sprigd & stripd 10 yds 2.15.  
20 Supfine Handrs. Purple Chinese Borders 3/3 3. 5.  
1 ps. New Silk Romall 33/17 1.13.  
 
1 ps. Bandannoe 1. 7.  
Case . 4.  
Edwd Gilbert Cards
6 dozn best Mogul Cards Export 5/6 1.13. 0
Bond . 5. 6
Cocket & Searchers Fees . 3.  
Box . 1.  
Ben Gurden &ca Jewelery18
To a Topaz & engraving Coat of Arms on Do 2. 7. 6
To New Bezell & setting gold Seal .10.  
To a gold Seal wt. the Crest on Do 1.13. 0
To repg gold Watch Chain & 3 New Swivels 1. 3. 0
Entry out, Searchers Fees & Shipg Charges 5.19. 0
Freight primage & Bills of Lading 9.11. 6
Premo of £350 Insurd at 2 prCt & Policy 7. 5. 6
Comn at 2½ prCt 8. 8. 1
Jno. Cooper & Sons Burrs
1 pr French Burr Millstones 4 feet 4 Inchs Diameter—the runnr made Burr edgeways markd as pr Margins 38. 0. 0
Package & Literage .16.  
Freight & Primage 1. 1.  
Comn 2½ prCt .19.10
£386. 2. 4
E. Excepted pr Robert Cary & Co.

ALB, DLC:GW. These goods were ordered by GW on 18 July and the invoice was enclosed in his 20 July letter to Cary. Invoices dated 2 Dec. were also sent by the Trimley for John Parke Custis and Martha Parke Custis. James Page arrived in the Potomac River in late February 1772.

1Adam Dennis, glasscutter, had his business at 13 Clement’s Lane, Lombard Street.

2Farrers & Parrett is undoubtedly the firm of Farrar & Garrett, chinamen, 131 Fenchurch Street.

3Lunar caustic is nitrate of silver, used to remove warts and for various other purposes.

4Flake manna was used as a laxative.

5Oil of amber, or oleum succini, was used externally as a liniment for paralized limbs and rheumatic pains and internally as a diuretic.

6Tyzack Hodges & Co., bottle merchants, were located at Brook’s Wharf 12, Queenhith.

7Darby & Morgan, warehousemen, did business at 5 Lothbury.

8Hugh Innes was a wine merchant at 10 Fenchurch Street.

9Joseph Middleditch was a grocer at 4 Budge Row.

10Susanna & Jonathan Coleman were breeches makers at the Buck & Breeches, 17 on the Pavement, Moorfields.

11Philip, John & Charles Palmer, mercers, had their business at 8 Ludgate Hill.

12Francis Newbery was a bookseller at 20 Ludgate Street.

13Gibson & Winter, lacemen, were at 5 Lawrence Lane, Cheapside.

14Mrs. S. Thorpe was a London milliner.

15Viet Mitchel, jeweler and goldsmith, had his shop at 6 Cornhill.

16Coraline was a heavy Italian needlepoint lace.

17Romal was a plain silk taffeta fabric made in India.

18Benjamin Gurden & Son, jewelers, were at 114 Wood Street.

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