George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 25 October 1769]

25. Went to the Sale again. Mr. Harrison & Mr. Magowan returnd home with me.

On this and the following day GW paid Robert Alexander a total of £418 14s. Maryland currency for his wife’s land: £218 14s. in cash and £200 sent to Fielding Lewis, Jr. on Alexander’s account. Lund Washington gave Alexander £81 6s. more on 22 Nov., making the total price of the land £500 (General Ledger A description begins General Ledger A, 1750–1772. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Series 5, Financial Papers. description ends , folio 96).

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