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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...
Herewith you will receive Copys of my last Letters (of the 20th of Septr and 8th of October) —also a Bill of Loading for the Six Hhds of Tobacco on board the Polly Ogle Captn Errington (instead of Captn Dawson as I conceived it to be, and accordingly wrote you) —I wish the Tobacco safe to hand, and to a better Market than most of mine hath lately come to, and am Gentn Yr Most Obedt Hble Servt...
Invoice of Sundries to be sent by Robt Cary Esqr. and Company for the use of George Washington. viz. A Light Summer Suit made of Duroy or &ca by the Measur 4 pieces best Indian Nankeen 2 best pl[ai]n Beaver Hats @ 21/ 1 ps. Irish Linnen @ 4/ 1 ps. black 6d. Sattin Ribbon 1 Sword Belt, red Morocco or Buff —no buckles or Rings 4 lb. Ivory black 2 best two bladed Knives 2 pr good horse Scissars...
This Letter will, I expect, be delivered to you by Mr Walter Magowan, who for many years has livd in my Family a Tutor to Master & Miss Custis, and now comes to England to get admittance into Holy Orders—Any little Civilities therefore which you may occasionally shew him during his short stay there, or assistance give, woud be very obliging as he is perfectly a Stranger, and may need a little...
I should be obliged to you for forwarding the Inclosed. I am Yr Most Obedt Hble Servt ALB , DLC:GW . See GW to Charles Lawrence, this date.
Since my last of the first of May I have received the Goods by Boyes, likewise the Nails pr Watson, with the Letters Accounts of Sales Accounts Current &ca which accompanied them—as also another Letter of the 28th of March by Captn Hooper. It might possibly answer very little purpose were I to enter into a minute detail of the Reasons that have caused me to fall so much in arrears to you and...
Invoice of Goods to be sent by Robert Cary Esqr. & Co. for the use of George Washington—Potomack River Virginia 2 dozn handsaw files 1 dozn 8d. Gimblets 1 dozn 10d. Ditto ½ dozn 20d. Ditto 3 Spike Ditto 1 dozn pr Carpenters Steel Compas[se]s 6 2 foot box Rules 10 M 2d. Brads 10 M 3d. Ditto 10 M 4 Ditto 5 M 6 Ditto  5 M 2d. Nails 5 M 3d. Ditto 2 Casks 8d. Ditto 1 Cask 10d. Ditto 5 M half Crown...
I am apprehensive, that by some mistake or other, my Letter of the 24th Ulto and the Duplicate were put on Board the same Ship; I therefore send other Copies under this Cover. My Friend and Acquaintance Mr Bartholamew Dandridge having purchasd an Entaild Estate in Lands of one Charles Lewis procurd an Act of General Assembly for Docking the said Entail (other Lands of equal value being settled...
The Inclosed is a Copy of my last (of the 28th May) the intent of this is to tell you that I was in an error when I said Mr Athaws had given Mr Fairfax 12½. for his Tobo. The Acct I then saw was by Letter and appeared to be as I wrote 12½. but since my observation of this matter in my last I have seen a more distinct acct rendered to Mr Carlyle who is acting Attorney for Mr Fairfax and there...
Captn Boyes has engaged my Tobacco to go in the Tryal Captn William McGachin I shall in consequence put 48 Hhds on board that Ship on which please to Insure so as to receive in case of loss Five pounds per Hhd —a sum not equivalent, but will be some compensation in case of accidents. I am Gentn Yr Most Obedt Hble Servt ALB , DLC:GW . William McGachen, captain of the ship Tryal , cleared...