George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 12 November 1772]

12. Went to Williamsburg with Mrs. Washington Mr. & Miss Custis lodged at Mrs. Amblers also dined there & spent the evening at Mrs. Vobes.

Although GW and Jacky stayed this night in Mrs. Ambler’s house, they apparently lodged at Edward Charlton’s place for the remainder of their visit, leaving the ladies to continue lodging with Mrs. Ambler (General Ledger B description begins General Ledger B, 1772–1793. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Series 5, Financial Papers. description ends , folio 62; CUSTIS ACCOUNT BOOK description begins GW’s Accounts Kept for Martha Parke Custis and John Parke Custis, 1760–75. Manuscript in Custis Papers, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond. description ends ; receipt from Edward Charlton, Nov. 1772, ViHi: Custis Papers).

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