Worthy Partner: The Papers of Martha Washington

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From John Richmond

August 19, 1758

1756 The Estate of Colo Daniel Park Custis to John Richmond Debt

January 6 To 9 hanks Raven gray Sewing Silk 9 6. 9
To 2 dozn Black Breast Buttons 1. 6
To 2 ozs Black thread 1. 3
To 4 yds. bla Mantua for puffs 1.10 1/2
To 2 pr Bla Sil Knee bands 5.-------
To Hair Clo Covering and Wadding
for a Suit of bla Cloth
7.------
1758 May 7 To 3 yds Scarlet Camblet 1 @ 9/6 1. 8. 6
To 1/2 yds do Blue 3
To 6 1/2 yds do Silver Chain @ 3/9 1. 4. 4 1/2
To 1 oz Silver thread & (illegible) 18
To 2 1/2 doz Coat & 1 dos breast Buttons 6
To 1 Stick Scarlet Twist 6
To 3/8 Ell Garlex Linnen 2 to line ye 9
Coat Sleeves
To 7/16 yds Velvet
2
To 3 Hanks Scarlet & White Silk 10 2.11
To 1/2 oz thread 11 1/2
____________
£ 5.10. 4 1/2

Augt 19 1758

Then reced of Madam Custis ye full contents of ye above Accot Being in (sic) full of all demands.

John Richmond3
August 19, 1758

(Docket)
John Richmond
Acct & Rect
5.10.41/2
19 Augt 1758

A.D.S., Custis Paper, ViHi.

1.
Camlet was a cloth material made of a mixture of wool and cotton or linen.
2.
Garlex was a linen from Germany.
3.
John Richmond was a tailor. PGWC 6:252, 263.

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