George Washington Papers

Cash Accounts, November 1763

Cash Accounts

[November 1763]

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Novr 1— By 1 dozn Oranges 5/—Washing 5/—Servts 4/ £ 0.14. 0
By Club at Trebells 2/6—Smith 1/3 0. 3. 9
3— By Mrs Campbells Acct £4.4.0—Barbers £1.8.0 5.12. 0
By Barber at York 0. 2. 6
By Servants Do 2/6 0. 2. 6
6— By Doctr [Thomas] Walker for part of the Exps. to the Surveyors of Nansemond & Norfolk1 6. 0. 0
By Mr Barthw Dandridge for Sundries 2.11.10
By 1 pr Scissars 1/6—Servants 5/ 0. 6. 6
8— By Exps. at King Wm Ct House 0. 5. 6
9— By Ditto at Tods Bridge 12/3—Do at Sneads 2/62 0.14. 9
By Ferriage at Port Royal 2/6—3 Gave away 2/6 0. 5. 0
10— By Ferriage, & Ferrymen at Hoes4 0.15. 3
12— By Samuel Johnson Junr for John Prescot 2. 0. 0
Do for Balle of Acct 5. 3. 8
13— By a Negroe Doctr to Breechy5 0.10. 0
15— By Edward Violet £6—Do to his Wife for her share of Butter £5/ 11. 0. 0
27— By John Alton 3. 0. 0
By Henry Taylor 1. 0. 0
29— By Expences at Alexandria 0. 7. 8
By Turner mendg Coffee Mill 3/66—By [Thomas] Bishop 8/10 0.12. 4

AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 171.

2Sneed’s ordinary was in Caroline County.

3Port Royal is a small town on the Rappahannock River downstream from Fredericksburg.

4GW crossed the Potomac into Maryland at Hooe’s ferry and then back across the river, probably at John Posey’s ferry, to Mount Vernon.

5Breechy, a male dower slave, was a servant in the house at Mount Vernon. In 1764 Breechy ran away and was returned to GW by Christmas (Criemus) Meekins (Meakens) of New Kent County on 19 Dec. 1764 (receipt of GW to Meekins, ViHi: Custis Papers).

6Charles Turner operated an ordinary in Alexandria and mended a number of items for GW.

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