George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 28 April 1770]

28. Clevelands Waggon & Team began to Work for me at [ ] pr. day.

Reason—one of Balls Men did no work by a Boyl under his Arm.

James Cleveland’s wagon and team worked ten days at 10s. a day between this date and 9 May. GW had also employed them on 19 and 20 April at 12s. 6d. a day, and on 15 April they had carried two loads for him at 1s. 6d. a load (General Ledger A description begins General Ledger A, 1750–1772. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Series 5, Financial Papers. description ends , folio 312).

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