George Washington Papers

Enclosure: Invoice from Crosbies & Trafford, July 1765

Enclosure

Invoice from Crosbies & Trafford

Liverpool July 1765

Invoice of Merchandize shippd by Crosbies & Trafford on Board the Virginian William Buddecome1 Mastr for Virginia on the proper acct & risque of Mr George Washington Mercht at Mount Vernon Virginia—Vizt.

A Bundle Contg
1 piece 5/4 Sheeting @21d. [£] 3.17. 
No. 22 2 Pieces yard wide Diaper 25 yds 4/
1 piece 10/4 wide Do 12 5/6
5. 0.0
3. 6. 
Matt &c. 0. 1.4
Loose
1 Rotherham Patent Plough 1. 8. 
Twenty five Sacks Contg 100 Bushells Salt 7½[d.] 3. 2.6
25 Sacks 2/6 3. 2.6
Paid Carriage of the Plough 0.14. 
Paid Captains Primage 0.15.0
Cartage & Portge on Board with Charges in Custom
House Towns dues &c. 0. 7.6
Our Commission 2½ per ct 0.10.7
£22. 4.5
By Nt proceeds Tobo 20.10.9 1/4
1.13.7 3/4

D, DLC:GW; ALB, DLC:GW. The ALB copy varies somewhat from the invoice sent with the letter. GW ordered the goods on 6 Mar. 1765, and the invoice from Crosbies & Trafford for the goods was sent with its letter of 3 Aug. 1765.

1In their letter of 3 Aug. 1765, Crosbies & Trafford indicate that Henry McCabe was captain of the firm’s Virginian when GW shipped the four hogsheads on 6 March.

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