George Washington Papers

Cash Accounts, February 1764

Cash Accounts

[February 1764]

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2— By Servants Mr Wormleys1 £0.10. 6
By Ferriage at Urbanna 0. 3. 0
By Ditto at Piscataway2 0. 1. 3
3— By Expences at Hobbs hole 9/4. Do at Evans’s 7/63 0.16.10
By Do at Bowlers 4/9—little Ferry 1/3 0. 6. 0
4— By Servants 7½ 0. 0. 7 1/2
 
By Ferriage & Exps. at Boyds hole 0.12. 0
By other Expences there4 0.16. 6
13— By Ferrymen at Posey’s 2/6. 15 Bls Oystrs 15/ 0.17. 6
By Cash for Cards 5. 0. 0
22— By—Faw for Waggonage of Beef from Goose Ck5 2. 0. 0
23— By Charity 10/ 0.10. 0
29— By Cash lent Valentine Crawford6 1. 0. 0

AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 175.

1Ralph Wormeley (1715–1790), a wealthy planter, lived on the south bank of the Rappahannock at Rosegill near Urbanna, in Middlesex County.

2Piscataway Creek flows into the Rappahannock River about five miles below Hobbs Hole in Essex County.

3In 1769 John Evans, Jr., offered Evans’s ordinary in Essex County for sale.

4Boyd’s Hole was on the Virginia banks of the Potomac in the Chotank area of Stafford (later King George) County.

5Goose Creek runs into the Potomac in Loudoun County east of Leesburg.

6GW writes in Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 136, in Valentine Crawford’s account, that the £1 was “lent you at Mount Vernon.”

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