George Washington Papers

Cash Accounts, April 1767

Cash Accounts

[April 1767]

Cash
Apl 10— To Cash of Frans Foster by Jos. Valentine £25. 0. 0
To Ditto of Phil. Claiborne by Do 14. 0. 0
To Ditto recd from Colo. Henry Lee1 0.12. 6
20— To Mr [Hector] Ross £21 in Mar. & £9 this day on Acct of Robt Adam’s order 30. 0. 02
25— To Cash of Messrs Carlyle & Adam 100. 0. 0
30— To Ditto of Ditto 100. 0. 0
To Ditto of Mrs Colvil 10.15. 03
Contra
Apl 2d— By mendg my Boots 0. 7. 3
By Coffee at different times 0. 2. 6
 
By 1 Paper Snuff Box 0. 7. 6
By Washing 0. 8. 0
8— By Expences to the Dismal Swamp & back 1.12. 6
10— By Coffee 1/—Ticket to the Concert 5/ 0. 6. 0
By Anthony Hay (Tavern) Acct4 3.19. 3
By Club there afterwards 0. 6. 0
11— By Colo. Fieldg Lewis my part of the first payments for Mills Riddicks Land5 17. 7.10
By Do being a Balle in my hand recd from Sundries of the Company 4. 7. 0
By Wm Godfrey Barbers Acct 0.15. 0
By Shoeing my horse 0. 2. 6
By Mrs Campbells Acct 12. 5. 0
12— By Servants 6/. Exps. at Todds 7/6—Servts 1/ 0.14. 6
13— By Expences at Sneads 3/3—Ferriage at Port Royal 2/6 0. 5. 9
15— By Ferriage at Hoes 12/—Servants 1/3 0.13. 3
By Expences at Laidlers 0. 6. 8
By a Sorrel Mare bot of—Steer6 7. 0. 0
20— By Mr Jno. Gibson for Cumberland Wilson Duty &ca of a Butt of Wine7 6.10. 8
22— By Thomas Bishop Cash lent 20. 0. 0
25— By Doctr [William] Romney pr Rect 9. 5. 0
30— By Mr [John] Stedlar for Mastr & Miss Custis 25.16. 0

AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 242, 249.

1GW paid 12s. 6d. to “[James] Patterson in Wmsburg repairing Mrs Lee’s Watch.” Col. Henry Lee repaid him this amount “in Williamsburg” (Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 229).

2See GW’s account with Carlyle & Adam in Ledger A, description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends 180.

3This was to repay a £10 loan that GW made to Frances Colvill in October 1766 and the cost of “an express” (Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 235). See Cash Accounts, October 1766.

4Anthony Hay, who was a cabinetmaker in Williamsburg, bought the Raleigh Tavern in the town from William Trebell in 1767 and kept the tavern until his death in 1770. He was married to Elizabeth Davenport.

5See Mills Riddick’s Bond, 24 Nov. 1766, and GW’s account with the Dismal Swamp Land Company, Ledger A, description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends 194, and with Fielding Lewis, Ledger A, description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends 241.

6Steer has not been identified.

7Cumberland Wilson was a merchant in Dumfries.

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