George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 21 May 1770]

21. Breakfasted at King Wm. Ct. House & dind & lodgd at Eltham.

GW today spent 3s. at Ruffin’s ferry and somewhere on his route bought a pair of shoes costing 6s. for the mulatto manservant, Billy, who accompanied him (General Ledger A description begins General Ledger A, 1750–1772. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Series 5, Financial Papers. description ends , folio 314).

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