George Washington Papers

Cash Accounts, November 1760

Cash Accounts

[November 1760]

Cash
Novr 4— To Mr Wm Hunter for a horse sold him1 £ 35. 0.0
To The Speaker on Acct of Colo. Thos Moores Bond2 500. 0.0
5— To Interest of Francis Fosters Bond3 25. 0.0
To Doctr Craik Shoeing his Horse 0. 4.0
Contra
Nr 3— By Tea 1/.  By Subscripn Wmsburg Purse 20/ 1. 1.0
By Do for Colo. Fairfax 10/. Weatherbornes Acct 16/9½ 1. 6.9 1/2
5— By Barbers Acct £1.13.  paid for Toys 4/1½ 1.17.1 1/2
7— By Expens. at Danzies 14/9. Do at Todds 27/6 Hub[bar]ds—9/6 2.11.9
10— By Ditto at Julians 45/7½.  By a Launcit 1/. 2. 6.7 1/2
By Mr Chs Yates’s Acct £13.11.2½4—By H. Wallaces 6/5 13.17.2 1/2
By Ferriages & Ferry[ma]n 11/3.  By my Mothr £15—Gave Servts 1/ 15.12.3
11— By Exps. at Dumfries 20/.  paid for Books for J.C. & M:C. 5/6 1. 5.0
By Exps. at Colchester 2/6.  By Gilbert Simpson’s Acct 23.10.0
By Doctr Hunters Acct 58/ 2.18.0
23d— By Cash paid for 10 Bushels of Oysters 0.10.0
By Mrs Washington to buy Turkeys 40/.
By Do for Expences 33/6 3.13.6

AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 108, 112.

1This was probably William Hunter (d. 1761) in Williamsburg, the printer of the Virginia Gazette.

4Charles Yates, who came to Virginia from England in 1752, was a Fredericksburg merchant.

5H. Wallace may be Humphrey Wallace (Wallis) who in 1753 became an ensign in an “Independent Company of Foot, composed of the Gentlemen Inhabitants of the Town of Fredericksburg” (Crozier, Spotsylvania County description begins William Armstrong Crozier, ed. Spotsylvania County, 1721–1800: Being Transcriptions, from the Original Files at the County Court House, of Wills, Deeds, Administrators’ and Guardians’ Bonds, Marriage Licenses, and Lists of Revolutionary Pensioners. New York, 1905. description ends , 516).

6J.C. & M:C. are the initials of Jacky and Patsy (Martha) Custis.

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