Invoice from Robert Cary & Company
London 27th March 1766.
Invoice of Goods Shiped on Board the Ranger Hugh Wyley Commander for Virginia upon the proper Acct & Resque of Coll Geo: Washington & to him Consignd viz.1
|Philip Bell Worsted Shades|
|To 11 lb. fine yellow worstd of difft Shades to Work cross Stitch||£ 2. 4.0|
|To 12 Oz. floss Silk2||1.16.0|
|To 12 Yds yellow Canvas||1. 0.0|
|To a Strong Case||. 2.6|
|J. Waller Books3|
|Gilbert Bishop of Sarums Exposi[tio]n of the 39 Articles||. 6.0|
|Stephen Heath Thimbles &c.|
|3 Dozn best brass Thimbles||. 1.6|
|4 pr Woms. Supf[in]e wt. thrd Mitts 3/||.12.0|
|Luke Webb Heckles|
|1 Coarse flax Hackle||1. 1.0|
|1 Midling Do Ditto||1. 6.0|
|1 fine Do Ditto||1.10.0|
|Richd Farrer & Co. China|
|1 dozn China Coffee Cups||. 8.0|
|Mary Vaughton Sieves|
|To 1 dozn Strong Iron Wier Sieves @46/||2.14.0|
|Heading and Matt||. 4.6|
|Entry out, Searchers Fees & Shipg Chs.||. 7.6|
|Freight Primage & Bills of Loading||. 9.6|
|Comns @2½ prCt||. 7.|
|Errors Excepted pr Robt Cary & Co.|
ALB, DLC:GW. There are also invoices in DLC:GW for both GW and John Parke Custis’s York River plantations, dated 28 Feb. and consigned to Joseph Valentine.
2. Floss silk is rough silk that is spun like cotton.
3. John Walter was a bookseller at Homer’s Head, Charing Cross, London.