are or shall be due and oweing to me or the Estate of the said Daniel Parke Custis from Time to Time and in Default of Paiment thereof to have use and take all Lawful Ways and means in my name or otherwise for the Recovery thereof and to compound and agree for the same and on Receipt thereof Acquainttances or other sufficient Discharges for the same for me and in my Name from time to time to make Seal and deliver and to do all Lawful Acts and things whatsoever concerning the Premisses as fully in every respect as I myself might or could do if I was personally present and an Attorney or Attornies under them for the Purposes aforesaid to make and at their Pleasure to revoke I hereby ratifying allowing and confirming all and whatsoever my said attornies shall Lawfully do or cause to be done in and about the Premisses by Virtue of the Presents in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Day of September in the thirty first year of the Reign of King George the Second and in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred and fifty seven.
Sealed and Delivered
In the Presence of
Df, Custis Papers, ViHi.
( September 8, 1757)
The Estate of Daniel Parke Custis, esq. deceased, to George Brett 1
|1757||£ Sh d|
|July 16th||To Building a Schooner the first agreement||14 -|
To additional work done more than was agreed|
for at first viz: building the vessel 2 feet in
length, & 6 inches in depth, working upon
getting the Frame, wch his People was to do
King William Co This day came before me, Peter Robinson, 2 Gent; one of His Majestys Justices of the Peace for the County of King William, George Brett, Carpenter, and made Oath to the above Accot, and that the said sum of Twenty Pounds Current money is justly due to him from The Estate of Daniel Parke Custis Esqr. Dec d and that he never received any Satisfaction for the same. Given under my hand this 8th day of Septr 1757
Sepr 8th 1757 Recd of Mrs Martha Custis Twenty Pounds Current Money in full for the Above Accot.