George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 6 July 1770]

6. She was again lined by the same Dog. I killed and sold my English Bull to the Boston’s Crew at 20/. p. Ct. His 4 Quarters weighd 711 lbs. Nett.

The Boston’s purser paid GW £7 2s. in cash for the bull. GW had bought an English bull, probably this one, in Dec. 1765 for £3 (General Ledger A description begins General Ledger A, 1750–1772. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Series 5, Financial Papers. description ends , folio 222, 318).

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