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Accounts of Lawrence Washington with William Fairfax, 1749 June 12

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1749.06.12
Identifier: 2018-SC-021

Scope and Contents

One page from a ledger book dated 1747 in the hand of Lawrence Washington, for accounts with "The Right Honourable Lord Fairfax." The purchases include bills of exchange for sterling, sheep, gunpowder and shells, payment for smith work, and barrels of Indian meal. The payments were made primarily against rent payments.


  • Creation: 1749 June 12


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1 pages

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121