George Washington Papers

Cash Accounts, August 1767

Cash Accounts

[August 1767]

Contra1
Augt 2— By Mrs Washington 5 Dollars £ 1.10.0
By Jno. Houlsworth Hackling &ca 4. 0.0
3— By Cash left with Lund Washington viz. 30 Dollars @ 6/ & 20/ paper 10. 0.0
7— By Smith for Clamping my Wheels 0. 7.6
By Charity 5. 0.0
[Maryland currency]
By Ditto at Sundry times 3.17.0
11— By 1 Whetstone 0. 1.3
By part to an express 0. 1.8
17— By two pair of Stockings 6/8 & 4/6 0.11.2
21— By Washing pr Rose Knowland 0.15.0
26— By Nails 5d.—a Wooden Trae 2/ 0. 2.5
By Mrs Washington 0. 8.3
By old Acct for entertaining Horses 0. 7.6
By Do for bringing my Horses in 0. 3.9
[Virginia currency]
22— By Wm Hunt on Acct of Ditching 3. 0.0
By William Skilling 2. 0.0
By Captn Joseph Thompson 1. 2.0
By Lund Washington 3.18.0

AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 252–53, 255.

1GW was at the Warm Springs in Frederick County during the month of August, and presumably some of these are expenses that his plantation manager Lund Washington incurred in his absence. See Lund Washington to GW, 17, 22 Aug. 1767.

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