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The Inclosd is the Ministers Certificate of my Marriage with Mrs Martha Custis—properly as I am told—Authenticated, you will therefore for the future please to address all your Letters which relate to the Affairs of the late Danl Parke Custis Esqr. to me. as by Marriage I am entitled to a third part of that Estate, and Invested likewise with the care of the other two thirds by a Decree of our...
Invoice of Sundry Goods to be Shipd by Robt Cary Esq. and Company for the use of George Washington—viz. 1 Tester Bedstead 7½ feet pitch, with fashionable blew or blew and white Curtains to suit a Room lind wt. the Incld paper Window Curtains of the same for two Windows; with either Papier Maché Cornish to them, or Cornish coverd with the Cloth 1 fine Bed Coverlid to match the Curtains 4 Chair...
In a Letter which I wrote you the first of last Month was Inclosd an Invoice of Sundries which I then was, and still am, much in need of. If those Goods shoud not be Shipd before this Letter gets to hand pray add to your purchase the things which you will find on the other side and send them as there directed. I shall find occasion to write you fully by the Fleet and Inclosing a list of...
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....
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...
This will make the 4th Letter I have wrote you since my Marriage with Mrs Martha Custis—the two first servd to cover Invoices of such Goods as I wanted and to advise you at the same time of the change in her affairs, and how necessary it woud be to address for the future, all your Letters which relate to the Estate of the deceasd Colo. Custis to me. The last tended only to order Insurance on...
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...
Sometime this Week I expect to get on board the Cary for your House, Fifty Hogsheads Tobo of my own and Jno. Parke Custis’s, which please to Insure in the usual manner—I shall also by the same Ship send you ten or 12 Hhds more if I can get them on board in time, but this I believe will be Impractacable if Captn Talman uses that dispatch in Loading which he now has in his power to do. I am...
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...
On board the Russia Merchant Captn Boyes I have shipd you Fifteen Hhds more of my own, and Jno. Parke Custis’s Tobo which please to Insure in the usual manner —By mistake four of the 54 Hhds intended you by the Cary were left out (serving now to make up the above 15)—I suppose the Insurance of them may be withdrawn. Please to send two Seins by the first Ship to York River directed to the care...
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...
By my Friend Mr Fairfax I take the oppertunity of acknowledging the Receipts of your several favours that have come to hand since mine of the 30th of November last, and observe in one of them of the 14 Feby by Crawford that you refer to another by the same Ship, but this has never yet appeard. Inclosd you are presented with the Memm for receiving the Interest of the Bank-Stock signd as...
Your Letter of the 31st May Via Bristol came to hand a few days ago; and I take the oppertunity by Captn Johnston of Inclosing you my Second Bill of Lading, which is all that Captn Talman gave; as my Steward informd me. You will find by that there was only 50 Hhds Tobacco Shipd pr the Cary, four by mistake being left out (as I wrote you in a Letter of the 28th of April last) which went...
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...
This serves to cover a certificate of the Tobo I shipd you in the Cary, which I hope will answer the end of a Bill of Lading. I am told it will do instead of Recording the Bill, and as it is less expensive and soonest come at, I embrace the method. Since my last I have passd a set of Bills in favour of Mr George Brent (instead of Robt Brent) for Two hundred pounds Sterling which please to pay...
I forbore in my Letter of the 28th Ulto to mention what quantity of Tobo you might probably receive from myself and Ward from our Plantation’s on York River till I came down here, and now I am almost as much at a loss as I was then, to guess; so bad is the Tobacco, and so short are the Crops (where proper care is taken to cull it, and that I have strictly chargd all my Overseers to do, being...
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...
Before I left home I shipd 18 Hhds of my Potomack Tobacco on Board the Bland Captn Hugh Wylie now lying in Rappahanock River on which please to Insure £140 only This Ship is a Letter of Marque, carry’s 18 Six pounders and well Mand for which Reasons I do not secure the full value of my Tobacco by Insurance judging by the same parity of Reasoning that the Premio will also be moderate—The Ship...
The Fleet is arrivd but some Ships are missing, among which number Captn Jno. Johnston happens to be one, and a report prevails that he is taken, but from whence it arises I really cant say. I believe it is conjecture only, but at the sametime I must observe it is a conjecture founded upon very probable Circumstances since the Fleet has been in 14 or 15 days and no accounts of him. Receiving...
This serves to address a copy of my last, and at the sametime to inform you that I have just receivd advice from my Steward of the Tobacco which he has put on Board the Argo; amounting in the whole to Seventy Hhds; Thirty of which belongs to me, and the rest to my Ward Jno. Parke Custis. You will please to make a proper Insurance thereon, and as you may readily perceive how much the usual...
When I wrote to you on the 14th Ulto neither your Letters nor my Goods by Captn Johnston were come to hand. now both are receivd; and I must beg leave to point out some mistakes which I have discoverd in them. and first in regard to the Accounts which you sent. In these there are several Errors which need rectifying as you will perceive by perusing the Inclosd Accounts —Copied from my Books,...
An Indisposition which I have been under 3 or 4 Months inducd me to take a trip Northward to try the effects of Exercise and our Mountain Air upon my disorder —I find some benefit from the Journey—but not returning till within these few days I came too late to make out and send my Invoices by the Fleet. however no disappointment of Goods will follow from thence I hope because there will be...
Herewith you will receive sundry Invoices for Goods wanted, those for my own and the Childrens use please to send by Captn Johnston or the first Vessell bound for this River in the Spring—Mrs Dandridges must go in a Ship for York —I cannot make out an Account of the necessarys which may be wanting for my own and Master Custis’s Plantations on York River till I go down there which will happen...
Invoice of Sundry Goods to be sent by Robert Cary Esqr. and Co. for the use of George Washington—Virginia 800 Ells Oznabrigs 300 Yds best Cotton 4 pieces best Dutch Blanketting 2 pieces Fearnought 4 dozn pr very large Pld Hose 4 dozn pr of a Size Smaller 2 dozn pair for boys & Girls 2 pieces of Irish Linnen @3/6 1 piece ditto @2/ 2 pieces ditto @1/ 1 piece Irish Oznab: to be soft & white...
I came to this place last Night, and find that the Articles containd in the Inclosd Invoices are wanted for mine and Master Custis’s Plantation’s on York River, please therefore to send them as there directed and charge the amounts to our respective Accounts. We have little or no News stirring, our Assembly is at present Convend to grant Supplies for carrying on the War against the Cherokee...
By way of Whiteha[ve]n I am furnished with an oppertunity of desiring the favour of you to place the last half years Interest due on Bank-Stock at Michaelmas, to the credit of Miss Patcy Custis’s Account and that you will for the time to come appropriate the said Interest as it arises to the same use that Stock being Assigned her in part of her Fortune. If this Letter shoud reach your hands in...
A Relation and Friend of mine having desired me to send for a Post Chariot for him, I now do it in the Words of his own Memm which are as follows. “Colo. Washington to send for a neat light Post Chariot for F.L. of a price not exceeding One hundred pounds Sterling and to have light Harness for Six Horses. To desire the favour of the Merchant not to let the Tradesman know it is to be sent...
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 &...
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...
The other side contains a Copy of my last, since which I have received from Messrs Hill Lamar & Hill a pipe of Wine price in Madeira £30.16 Sterl: for which they value upon you. I have also received advice of Seventy Sacks of Salts coming into Rappa. River from Mr Backhouse on my Acct. Mr Lewis who gives this Information has promised to send it round but the expences & trouble attending this...