George Washington Papers

Cash Accounts, February 1759

Cash Accounts

[February 1759]

Cash
Feby 10— To Ditto [cash] of Colo. Mercer for a horse sold him1 £21.10.0
Contra
Feby— By Cards 5/.  Smiths work 15/ 1. 0.0
7— By Exps. at Hubbards2  31/3 1.11.3

AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 52, 55.

1George Mercer wrote GW, 16 Sept. 1759, about a “grey Horse” that Mercer had sold to GW, but the only entry in GW’s account with Mercer is recorded in November 1755, for £16.2.6 (Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 40).

2Benjamin Hubbard’s ordinary was in Caroline County on the road from Williamsburg to Fredericksburg, about midway between the two towns.

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