George Washington Papers

Memorandum, 6 January 1756

Memorandum

[Winchester, 6 January 1756]

Wrote to Ensign Buckner at Alexandria, to take John Berry, a Servant of Mr William West, who is willing to enlist; and to give up Jacob Funkhouser in his place.1

LB, DLC:GW.

1William West operated an ordinary in Fairfax County (now Loudoun County), and Mordecai Buckner was the quartermaster for the Virginia Regiment. GW noted in a Memorandum of 11–14 Jan. that the exchange of Funkhouser for Berry took place on 11 Jan. 1756.

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