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Anderson, James, 1745-1807

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Ledger, Mount Vernon distillery and fishery ledger, 1799-1801

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Identifier: RM-929; MS-5468
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In the handwriting of Tobias Lear (1762-1816), Washington's private secretary, and James Anderson, Mount Vernon's farm and subsequent distillery manager from 1797 to the time of Washington's death in 1799. Washington endorsed the ledger twice and approved accounts for fisheries, whiskey, shad, and herring.

Dates: 1799-1801