George Washington Papers

Card Playing Expenses, 1772–1774, 1 January 1775

Card Playing Expenses, 1772–1774

[c.1 January 1775]

Cards—& other Play Dr
1772
Feby 28— To Cash lost at Fredericksburg 2. 3.6
Mar. 2— To Ditto lost in Williamsburg . 8.9
13— To Ditto lost in Ditto 1. 0.0
16— To Ditto     Ditto 3.10. 
17— To Ditto     Ditto .15. 
21— To Ditto     Ditto . 5. 
To Ditto     Ditto 6.10. 
24— To Ditto     Ditto 1.17.6
28— To Ditto     Ditto 6. 5. 
April 1— To Ditto     Ditto 6.10. 
2— To Ditto     Ditto 5.    
6— To Ditto     Ditto 6. 5. 
7— To Ditto     Ditto 1. 5. 
12— To Ditto in Fredericksburg . 7.6
June 2— To Ditto in Frederick 1. 0.0
5— To Ditto at Home . 8.9
July 2— To Ditto at Ditto . 8.9
15— To Ditto at Do 1.10. 
27— To Ditto at Do 1.10. 
Augt 20— To Ditto in Alexandria . 5. 
Septr 16— To Ditto in Fredericksburg 1. 5. 
30— To Ditto at Home 2. 0. 
Novr 13— To Ditto in Williamsburg 1. 0.0
Decr 12— To Ditto at Home .12.6
1773 To Ditto at Ditto . 8.9
Mar. 13— To Ditto at Ditto 3.10. 
27— To Ditto at Ditto 1.10. 
April 24— To Ditto at home . 7.6
Augt 31— To Ditto Ditto 3. 4. 
Octr 1— To Ditto at Annapolis 3.16. 
To Ditto in Williamsburg 3. 1. 
 
Decr 31— To Ditto at Home .16.3
1774 To Ditto Do .10. 
May 16— To Ditto Williamsburg .15. 
18— To Ditto Ditto 2.10. 
June 10— To Ditto Ditto 5.15. 
£78. 5.9
Contra Cr
1772
Jany 2— By Cash won at home 6. 2. 
Mar. 4— By Ditto in Williamsburg . 5. 
6— By Ditto in Ditto . 7.6
23— By Ditto Ditto 2. 0.0
30— By Ditto Ditto 9.10. 
April 3— By Ditto Ditto 5.15. 
June 30— By Ditto at Home 4.17. 
Septr 5— By Ditto at Mr [Jonathan] Bouchers 1.15. 
Octr 7— By Ditto In Annapolis 13. 7. 
Novr 3— By Ditto In Williamsburg 1. 5. 
Decr 21— By Ditto at Home .18. 
1773
Jany 5— By Ditto at Ditto 1.10. 
9— By Ditto .14. 
April 17— By Ditto 1. 5. 
24— By Ditto 1. 4.0
May ——  By Ditto won at Phila. 2. 5.0 
Septr 13— By Ditto . 7.6
1774 By Ditto 1. 8.0
Feb. 28— By Ditto at home 2.10.0
May 13— By Ditto at Fredericksburg 1. 0.0
18— By Ditto Williamsburg 1.13.0
23— By Ditto Ditto 1.10.0
June 6— By Ditto Ditto . 9.6
7— By Ditto Ditto 1.10.0
13— By Ditto Ditto 5. 5.0
16— By Ditto Ditto 1. 0.0
October—  By Ditto won at Phila. 7. 0.0
72. 2.6
1775
Jan. 1—  By Balle against Play from Jany 1772 to this date 6. 3.3
£78. 5.9

AD, Ledger B description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 2, 1772-93, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 48.

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