George Washington Papers

Cash Accounts, January 1765

Cash Accounts

[January 1765]

Cash
Jany 1st— To Cash on hand viz. Virga Paper £280. 0.0
[Maryland Currency] In gold 4 pistoles @27/ £5.8.0 In Dollars 14 @7/6 [£]5.5. Maryld Paper [£]1. Copper’s 6 [@] 1d. 6[d.] ½ Guinea 17[s]. 12.10.6
English Silvr viz. 7½ Crowns [@] 3/1½ 1.1.10½ 133 Shillings [@] 1/ 8.6.3 28 Sixpences [@] 6d. 17[s].6 10. 5.7 1/21
25— To Cash of Mr Valentine Crawford 1. 0.0
To Cash of Captn [Sampson] Darrel 0.16.6
Contra
By Cash set aside for Card money 5. 0.0
Jany 14— By Doctr Lauries Acct paid 10.10.6
25— By Jno. McClockland for Weaving 1.10.0

AD, Ledger A, description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends 203.

1This summary accounting of currency on hand, for the most part, is the same as the one that GW made at the end of 1764. See Cash Accounts, December 1764, n.6.

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