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John Augustine Washington, Ledger C, 1774-1789

 Item — Box: 91, Shelf: Bound Manuscripts/Ledgers
Identifier: RM-73 ; MS-2166
John Augustine Washington's Ledger C
John Augustine Washington's Ledger C

Scope and Contents

Name index. pp. 1-107 ledger entries, 108-141 blank, 142-155 missing, 156-176 copies of leases deeds, etc. watermark.

Box also contains loose items that originally went with the ledger including:

1) 1771 July 31. Letter, Anne Haulworth to "dear Madam," A.N.S. Request for 25 pounds of sugar ... 2) 1773 August 12. Letter, Jesse Coats to John Augustine Washington. A.N.S. Coats requests Washington to pay Thomas Blane the money Washington owes Coats ... 3) 1778 September 12. Ledger entry of tobacco sales, Amt. of tobacco and price received ... 4) 1779 May 22. Receipt, Sum of 30/ for the Virginia "Gazette" pd. by Col. Washington for Phillip Smith ... 5) 1779 October 1. List of tools lent to Jas. Brinnon by John A. Washington. 6) 1780 November 23. Account, Major Burditt Asheton with John A. Washington. To cash pd. Wm. Pegg. 7) 1782 June 25. Account, Elizabeth Sehon with Mr. Will Mills. Mills was John A. Washington's overseer ... she desires payment of 2 1/2 barrels of Indian corn which was promised for 5 yds. of cloth for a coat ... 8) 1783 June 14. Tax receipt for tobacco. Note of payment at Nomini for inspection of tobacco and taxes thereon ... 9) 1784 April. Account, John Carroll with John A. Washington. Carroll made a trip to Berkeley for JAW ... 10) 1784 April 15. Receipt, Thomas Kirkpatrick to Jeremiah Sandford. For 10 barrels of flour ... pinned to credit side of Kirkpatrick's account in the Ledger ... 11) 1787 August 6. Note, Bushrod Washington to unknown recipient. Expresses regret that an account has remained unsettled when the writer thought it had been paid. 12) undated. Notes gold and paper money on hand. 13) undated. Account, John Walker with John A. Washington. For weaving cloth for Washington and Mr. Rice ... account of Mr. Will Rice appears on this page ... 14) undated. Account, Robert Lewis with the Farmer's Hotel Washington City.


  • 1774-1789


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121