Account with Alexander Wodrow
Winchester 1758 July 24
Dr Colo. George Washington By order of Lieut. Chas Smith To Alexr Wodrow
|For 1 hhd & 1 Barrell of Punch consisting of 26 Gals. best|
|Barbadoes Rum 5/,||6.10.0|
|& 12½ Pds S. Refd Sugar 1/6||0.18.9|
|To 6 Gallons best Madiera Wine of Mr|
|Thos Lemen1 10/||3. 0.0|
DS, DLC:GW. The document seems to be in the hand of Charles Smith.
Alexander Wodrow was a merchant in Falmouth who had been acting as a sutler to the Virginia troops on the frontier since 1756.
1. Thomas Lemen (Lemon), a lieutenant in Capt. William Cocks’s company of rangers in 1755 and 1756, was the son of the successful tavernkeeper James Lemen of Winchester who died in 1757.