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Inclosed you have an Invoice of such Goods as I want for my own use, which please to send by the first Ship to this River as many of the Articles will be wanted by the time they can arrive; among which the Second Mourning for Miss Custis, who we had the misfortune to loose on the 19th Ulto will be necessary—Your Acct against this young Lady may remain as stated in your Books till further...
Having wrote several times to you of late I have the less to say in this Letter, the principal design of which is to inclose Invoices of such Goods as are wanted for this River —those for York I must take some other oppertunity of forwarding as Mr Valentine has not yet sent me a list of those Articles we may want for the Plantation under his care. The Reason why I proposd (in my Letter of the...
By the George and Captn Richardson and Nicks who Saild with the Fleet in September last I sent Invoices of such Goods as were wanting for myself Estate &ca but knowing that the Latter unfortunately founderd at Sea soon after her Departure from Virginia and that the former may probably have sufferd by that Storm or some other accident by which means my Letters &ca woud miscarry I take this...
Your unacknowledged favours of the 26th June 10th Augt 16 & 19th Septr and the 19th of Octr following now lye before —in that one of Augt 10th I perceive you bring the shortness of some of the Bundles of the Tobo Shipped in the Bland to acct for the lowness of the Price —That some of the Tobo was small I shall not undertake to dispute, but at the sametime I must observe that it was clean &...
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...
As I got to this place after the Fleet Sailed I am obliged to make use of a Scotch Ship bound to Glasgow to forward the Inclosed Invoices for Goods, which please to send, and charge as there directed. I am left in a very odd Situation in regard to the Tobacco which I kept for, and expected had gone in the Lætitia—many oppertunities I refused of putting it on board other Ships that offered...
Invoice of Goods to be sent by Robert Cary Esqr. & Co. for the uses of George Washington—Potomack River—Virginia —Vizt 6 Strong & Secret padlocks—middle size 1 Steel Slay—proper for Weaving Sale Cloth No. 3  1 pr Weavers pickers 1 pr Ditto Shears 4 pr Clothiers Cards 6 pr Course Wool Do 4 frying Panns—viz.—2 large—1 middle Size—& 1 very small 2 Iron Skillets—1 to hold 2 Quarts—the other 3...
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...
By the Fair American William Thompson Master a ship belonging to— I send you fifteen Hhds Tobo the whole Amount of the Estates Crop this Year; one Hhd only excepted, which I coud not get on board in time as it lay up Pamunky River. Be pleasd therefore to Insure the above fifteen Hhds in the usual manner for the Estates Interest, and being perswaded you are the best Judge of this, I leave it to...
On the 17th Instt I drew two setts of Exchange upon you dated the 20th Ulto one sett payable to Mr Jno. Addison amounting to Three hundred and Sixty four pounds Nineteen shillings—the other sett for Three hundred and four pounds fifteen Shillings and three pence and payable to Mr William Digges, both at thirty Days Sight —I don’t doubt their meeting due acceptance & I am Gentn Yr Most Obedt...
Invoice of Sundrie Goods to be Shipd by Robt Cary Esqr. and Company—for the use of George Washington. 200 lbs. Red Le[a]d ground up in Oyl 100 lbs. White Ditto ground in Ditto 15 lb. Putty 150 Squares Window Glass— 9 by 11 Inches 1 dozn Common locks—for Inside Doors 6 dozn Smiths Files of different Sorts 1 Steel hand Mill for grinding Wheat into Flour 10 lb. Emery 10 lb. Rotton Stone 25 lb....
I have just drawn upon you (of this date) for Fifty pounds Sterg in favour of James Cocke Esqr. which please to pay & place to Acct of Mr Jno. Parke Custis. I am Gentn Yr Most Obedt H. Servt ALB , DLC:GW . James Cocke, a merchant in Williamburg, was elected mayor of the town in 1767. See Guardian Accounts, 5 May 1769 .
Invoice of Sundry Goods to be sent by Robert Cary Esqr. & Company for the use of George Washington—Virginia. 1 pair Crimson Velvet Breeches 1 pair black knit silk Ditto 1 pair Black ditto worsted ditto 1 pair light colo[re]d silk Shag Ditto to be made by the Measure Inclosd to Charles Lawrence  2 pieces Irish Holland @ 6/ 1 piece of Cambrick for Ruffles, or something else proper if Cambrick is...
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...