Worthy Partner: The Papers of Martha Washington

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AD, ViLxW, Washington's Account Book. This document is an updated revision of the estate. It lists the proceeds from tobacco shipments that were not yet included in the earlier 1759 account. This account was probably part of the report of the estate commissioners to the General Court.

1.
Tarpley and Knox were merchants in Williamsburg.
2.
This may be a repayment of John Mercer's loan of £100 in the settlement of his legal fees. See, John Mercer to MW, January 4, 1759.
3.
Shipped in the Deliverance. See, "GW to C & O Hanbury, November 25, 1759", PGWC 6:373.
4.
Insurance for 50 hhds of Tobacco, shipped in The Cary, November, 1759. See, "GW to Robert Cary, November 25, 1759". PGWC 6:373.
5.
See, Capel & Osgood to MW, July 6, 1758, supra; PGWC 6:324, n. 2.
6.
See, PGWC 6:270, n. 17; "GW to Capel & Osgood Hanbury, August 10, 1760", PGWC 6:447, n. 2.
7.
See, "GW to Robert Cary and Co., September 20, 1759", PGWC 6:348, 350, n. 1.

Account of Items in the Estate Sold

( 1759)

Sale of the Estate
Sundries Appraised at Sold for
£ s. d. £ s. d.
2 pair Andirons . 7. 6 .15
3 pr Ditto Saddle Bridle &ca 10. 6.14. 7
1 pr ditto and 4 pots and Pot hooks 7. 2.
1 Basket Butter pot Cannister &ca . 4. .13. 6
(?) old Trustle Bed Tea Chest 4.13. 2. 7. 5

D, ViLxW. Washington Account Book. In his account book, GW lists these accounts as, "Account of Items in the Estate Sold." This is an incomplete list, GW having ceased with the last entry.


From Dr. James Carter

1758

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