|To Cash upon hand viz.|
|In Virginia Paper £160.7.9 English Silver 1.5.7||£161.13.4|
|Dollars viz. 74¾ @7/6||28.15.61|
|Jany 13—||To Cash of Geo. Wm Fairfax Esqr.||30. 0.0|
|14—||To Ditto of Mr Relfe of Philada||17. 0.02|
|19—||To Ditto from Mr Gibson for 23 Bushls of Flax Seed @4/3||4.12.0|
|Jany 13—||By Jno. Askew pr Lund Washington Balle||1.13.0|
|14—||By Mrs Washington||1. 5.0|
|19—||By Wm Carlin Taylor for myself||2.13.9|
|By Ditto Do for Mastr Custis||2. 7.9|
|By Mr Gibson Store Acct4||0.11.6|
|22—||By Mr Charles Washington||12. 0.0|
|By Mr [William] Rind advertising Sale of Colo. Colvills Negroes5||0. 5.0|
|24—||By Club at Mr Weedons6||0. 5.3|
|26—||By 1 pr of Necklace Rings||0. 2.6|
|By Balle of Mr Roger Dixon||0. 2.0|
|28—||By Ferriage at Dixons7 till Decr 21st 1766||0.10.0|
|By Expences at Weedons||0. 1.3|
AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 242.
1. This amount is in Maryland currency.
2. In his account with John Relfe, GW notes having received from William Digges £17 owed him by Relfe (Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 229).
3. This was probably John Gibson, a merchant in Colchester by 1776. Before moving to Colchester he was a factor for Oswald & Denniston at Aquia in Prince William County.
4. See note 3 above.
5. On 26 Feb. 1767 GW enters in his diary, “Sale of Colo. Colvills Negroes” (Diaries description begins Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, eds. The Diaries of George Washington. 6 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1976–79. description ends , 2:11). GW was an executor of the will of Thomas Colvill who died in 1766. See GW to John West, Jr., December 1767.
6. George Weedon (c.1734–1793), a former officer in GW’s regiment, ran a popular tavern on the main street of Fredericksburg.
7. A ferry ran from Roger Dixon’s land on the Fredericksburg waterfront across the Rappahannock River to what was then King George (now Stafford) County.