Worthy Partner: The Papers of Martha Washington

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To Mrs. Margaret Green

Dear Madam Decr 18th 1761

I fear it will not be in my power to be at Mr Wests 1 as Mr W-n intends to send his man to Williamsburgh this week but shall be extreemly glad to see you and Mr Green at Mount Vernon in your way thare & at your return, if you have any Commands to Williamsburg shall be very glad to oblige you Our Compliments to your self Mr Green & Miss Bolan I am much obliged to you for your kind wishes and am Dear Madam your

most sincear & Hble servant
Martha Washington

ALS, ViMtV. See, Annual Report, Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union, 1969, p. 48.

Hereafter referred to as A.R.

1.
John West, Jr. His home, West's Grove, was situated on the north branch of Little Hunting Creek. He was assistant surveyor of Fairfax County, aided in laying out the town of Alexandria, and was a member of the 1776 Virginia Assembly.

Inventory of the Estate of Daniel Parke Custis
Inventory appraised sold for
1. Anchor & a Jack 224 1. 5
2. Andirons 2 pr 56 34 7. 6 .15
3. Do 3 pr 214.292. 57 Do 10. GW 2 pr 50/
4. Do 1 pr & 4 Pots & hooks 120 Do 7.
5. Applemill & 4 Jars & 2
Safes
122 Do 2.10 P
6. Augurs &c 10. 224 97 5.
7. I old &c Collars & hammer 289 . 1. 6
8. Awl blades 76 136 .18 GW 1. 4
9. Axes & hoes 25 1 grind stone 17 1. 4
10. 8 Coopers 5 narro 6 grub 6
11. 8 broad 1 Cask narro 96 11. P
12. 7 147 1. 1
13. 1 Coopers & 17 hoes 208 2.16
14. 1 broad 5 narrow 266 .12
15. 3 narrow 267 .12
16. 2 & 18 hoes & old Iron 288 1. 5
17. Barrels 2 &c 104.196 143 1. 3
18. &c & 1 half bushel 291 . 2
19. Basket 1 &c 43.49.151.367 175 . 4 No 107 .11
20. Bed I old Trussel 160 . 3 No 164 . 3
21. Beds steads &c 69 22 2. No 32 99. 4 .11. 5
22. 1 old &c 10 chests 2 shovels 212 2.10 11.5 8. 15 27. 5
23. Bellows 1 pr 176 . 2 GW
24. 2 pr &c 67.366 189 . 6
25. Belt 1 &c 40.94.110 66 .13
26. 2 & a bung borer & 3 Locks 136 . 5

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