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Account, to William Herbert, 1775 March-July

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1773.03.00
Identifier: W-1203/A
Account, George Washington to William Herbert, 1775 March-July
Account, George Washington to William Herbert, 1775 March-July

Scope and Contents

George Washington endorsed this account of his financial transactions with the prominent Alexandria merchant William Herbert. A frequent visitor to Mount Vernon, Herbert was an Irish immigrant who married Sarah Carlyle and later became the President of the Bank of Alexandria. Herbert signed this two page account and Washington endorsed it on the verso. The transactions recorded here date from March through July of 1775.


  • Creation: 1775 March-July


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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet

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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