Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
A.D. 46 pages. Autograph document, leatherbound ledger. Account book kept by Fanny Bassett Washington from the death of her husband George Augustine Washington until her marriage to Tobias Lear. Household, financial accounts.
Daily expenditures from cash fund on hand, and money received, with detailed explanation of some receipts and expenditures.
Account, Col. William A. Washington with Joshua Riddle. D. 8 pages. Document, folio size. Contains ordinary accounts of miscellaneous goods.
A.D.S. 4 pages. Account for 7 pr. plaid hose, black pettycoat, silk purse, pins, chrystall buttons, copper kettle, hair trunk, snuff box, etc. Autograph document signed, laminated, docketed "Rect. [Ed]ward Moore 13th October 1772," two sheets badly torn and burned, watermark (crown over powder horn and LVG).Receipted on Oct. 13, 1772, on second sheet by Edward Moor.
Financial account of Eliza Parke Custis Law with Thomas Law from December 1807 to February 1809. Most relate to household expenses, includes an order of prints by Vanderlyn and two payments 'in favor of William Causten' [William Costin?]. Autograph document, 2 pages, docketed on the reverse.
Account, Estate of George Washington with Lawrence Lewis. A.D. 2 pages. Account of money spent and received by Lewis as executor of G.W.'s estate - includes taxes on Kentucky land, City taxes, taxes on property in Alexandria, rents paid to Mr. Fitzhugh for rent of land for free negroes and money for support of free negroes. Autograph document in hand of Lewis, docketed by Lewis "No. 3 the Estate of Genl. Washington in Acct. with Lawe. Lewis." Laminated, watermark.
This account in Lawrence Lewis' hand is the money expended for food and clothing for slaves during period 1803-1809. "Acct. Free Negroes $1645.05."
Account - D.S. 1 page. Account from Oct. 1786-May 1789 amounting to £11.0.4 for iron work, shoeing wheels, ox chains, repairing old stock bands, etc. Credit given of £7.18.0 for 39 1/2 baskets of wheat. Document signed, badly charred, laminated, docketed "Acct. Mr. J. Hill for Mrs. Washington".Account sworn to on Aug. 13, 1790 by Chas. C[aller ?] and receipted by Abner Vernon.
Day by day account in G.W.'s hand, of amt. and price of each item of food bought during the period--for month of June, no day by day account is included, but a total of each thing for 30 days of June.
"An Acct. of Mrs. Washington's Expences from Virginia to my Winter Quarters & back again to Virginia according to the Memms. and accts. which I have received from her & those who accompd. her"--expences amounting to £1064.1
Cost of things bought in Philadelphia by Mrs. Washington
D. 1 page. Account from July 1789 for "Visiting Mrs. W. Examining a Cancer and Consultation with Dr. Hall - £2.2.0." Document, fragment, badly charred, laminated, docketed "Dr. R. Wellford Acct and [ ]," incomplete watermark. Proved before magistrate, Geo. French, on Aug. 19, 1790. Receipted on reverse Sept. 13, 1790 from Mrs. Lewis. Signed by Wm. Yates for Robt. Wellford.
A.D. 4 pages. "Accot. of sales of the Stocks etc. sold at the plantation of the late Mrs. Mary Washington, on the 29th of October 1789." Some of the buyers include Charles Carter Jr., Bushrod Washington and Burges[s] Ball. Stock sold includes sheep, oxen, hogs, pigs, horses, cows. Autograph document, docketed.
D. 2 pages. Account - Mary Washington with Dekar, Thompson, and Cox. Purchases of supplies including food, cloth, and housewares. Torn and charred, laminated.
D.S. 2 pages. Document signed, fragment, laminated, torn and charred scrap of paper. Account from May 3-July 30, 1765, for snuff, Irish l[inen], silk hat, fann, etc. Account signed by [Ja]mes Buchanan.
Account. A.D.S. 1 page. Account for £6.10.9 includes woodwork for 1 pr. cart wheels, 2 boxes for them, tire and nails, altering and putting on 8 stock bands. Credit is given for wheat and old iron. Autograph document signed, in hand of Abner Vernon, fragment, badly charred, laminated, incomplete watermark. Account certified correct by Abner Vernon.
Account : George William Fairfax with Craven Peyton
Account of cash sent Mr. Francis Willis, draft on Osgood Hanbury & Co., to Mr. Ramsey for postage, to Truro Parish for Fairfax's pew.
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.
Account from April 1786 - Dec. 1788, for various medicines and spices.
Account amounting to £51.6.2 for ice and "mouls" of ice cream.
One page of accounts between the President's household in New York and local confectioner Joseph Corre. Includes purchases of macaroni, bitter almonds, caraway seed, and ice cream. On April 15, the President's household purchased "dinner drest," when John and Abigail Adams, John Jay, and Thomas Jefferson dined with him. "Dinner drest" was ordered again on April 29 when Washington dined with a group of senators.
Signed by Joseph Corre and docketed on verso.
Berryville. List of accounts for merchandise purchased by Lawrence Lewis from Berryville merchant Treadwell Lewis. The purchases include French brandy, rice, salt, linen, blank books, paper, molasses, cups, pots, halters, calomel, laudanum, and other dry goods.
Receipt signed "Daniel Lecock" for payment received by the hands of James Anderson on behalf of Martha Washington for 790 bushels of corn on 2 May 1800.
Accounts of Martha Washington with MacLeod & Lumsdon for sundries, 1800 February 18, 1800 July 8-August 9, 1800 October 9
List of items purchased by Martha Washington from Macleod & Lumsdon, dated at the top 18 February 1800, Alexandria. The accounts, dated 8 July and 9 August, include entries for 47 panes of glass, oil, paint for 30 mahoghany chairs, paint for a wine cooler, varnishing, picture frame gilding, and glazing. Signed by Macleod & Lumdsdon at the bottom, noting that the above money was received in full 9 October 1800.
A list of clothing purchased by Martha Washington from William Jones of Alexandria. Includes suits purchased for enslaved workers Daniel, Marcus, Christopher, and Frank. According to notes on the verso, payments were received from James Anderson on 12 April 1800 and 15 May 1800.
Accounts dated 23 April-23 September 1800 for weaving yards of cotton, wool, and other fabrics. The payments are marked as having been paid "By balance due the Estate of General Washington," by cash, by 41 gallons of whiskey, and barrells of herring. The final payment is marked as received from James Anderson on 10 November 1801.