George Washington Papers

Cash Accounts, March 1768

Cash Accounts

[March 1768]

Cash
Mar. 12— To Ditto [cash] of Mr Magowan Balle Acct £0. 6.10
21— To Captn Hanson Marshall for weaving 0.12. 0
30— To Gilbert Simpson Junr weavg 8 Yds Cotton 0.12. 9
Contra
Mar.  3— By Servants 0. 3. 9
4— By Thos Bishops wife delivg Sarah1 0.10. 0
12— By Doctr Rumney2 5. 0. 0
13— By Boys Expences to Essex3 0. 2. 6
21— By my own Expences at Arrols 0. 8. 6
25— By my Brother’s boy’s ferriage at Poseys 0. 2. 0
26— By Servants 0. 1. 3
31— By Alexander Cleveland in full for his share of Hemp made in 17654 0.10. 0

AD, Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 269.

1There were four slaves named Sarah living on the farms at Mount Vernon in 1768.

2Dr. William Rumney, who stayed at Mount Vernon from 4 to 7 Mar. attending GW, spent the night of 12 Mar. to treat Martha Parke Custis. See Diaries description begins Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, eds. The Diaries of George Washington. 6 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1976–79. description ends , 2:45.

3“Essex” is probably Essex County.

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