George Washington Papers

Cash Accounts, June 1765

Cash Accounts

[June 1765]

Cash1
[1765] To Cash for Mr Kirkpatrick for Gloves &ca belonging to the Children £ 5. 0.6
[June 13]  To Cash for 10,000 Shingles 10. 0.02
Contra
June  1— By Cash gave my Mother 8. 0.0
8— By Expences at Dumfries 0. 9.9
 
9— By Servants 4/—By 1 Sturgeon 4/ 0. 8.0
By Postage of a Letter 0. 1.3
11— By Exps. at Arrols 4[s].2 Ditto Colo. Fairfax’s
8[s].1
0.12.3
12— By Captn Wentworth for freight of 69,600
Shingles @ 5/
17. 8.0
By Ditto for 2 Barrls of Porke 5. 5.0
17— By Quit Rents pd Jno. Hough 11.19.6
18— By Mrs Pearson for her Right of Dower 42.15.23
By Majr Broadwater for the Balle4 16.13.7
By Exps. at Court 0. 5.0
By Wm Digges Esqr. pr Jno. Graham 8.12.95
28— By Gowen Lamphire Turng 3 Axletrees6 0.10.0
By Exps. at Colchester 0. 8.9

AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 208, 211.

2GW also had this entry on the opposite, contra, side of the ledger where he dated it 13 June 1765 before striking it out.

4Charles Broadwater (d. 1806), a vestryman and a justice of the Fairfax County court, served with GW as a member of the House of Burgesses from Fairfax County in the last session of the colonial assembly in June 1775. The amount paid Broadwater was the remainder of the £60 due Simon Pearson (see note 3) and was paid to Broadwater on Pearson’s order (see Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 210).

5This was in payment for wine supplied by William Digges on or before 1 Jan. 1765. See Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 156.

6Going Lanphier (1727–1813) was the joiner whom GW hired in 1759 to add a story to his house at Mount Vernon and hired again in 1774 to extend both ends of the house.

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