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Bills of sale

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Formal instruments attesting to the transfer of ownership of personal property.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Bill, Captain Marban to Mrs. Washington, 1783 September 8

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 1783.09.08
Identifier: W-1310/A.27
Scope and Contents

D. 1 page. Document, in hand of J[ohn] Herndon, fragment, laminated, docketed, charred by fire. Receipted by J. Herndon. Bill of 2 blankets, amounting to 16 shillings, to "Mrs. Washington." Unknown if Martha or Mary Washington.

Dates: 1783 September 8

Bill, Dr. John Sutherland to Mary Washington, 1751-1752

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1751.00.00
Identifier: W-1310/A.6
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. Bill for June 14, 1751-April 3, 1752 for medical care, including one entry "Jan 10 [1752] To a large box antiscorbutick Ointm. for Mr. George Washington." Also includes entries "a Visit to yr Negro wench," and "Drawing a tooth for yr Negro." Autograph document signed, laminated, docketed "Rect. Doctr. Sutherland April 27th 1752 1.6.9.," badly charred. Receipted on April 27, 1752 for Dr. Sutherland by [ ] Peyton.

Dates: 1751-1752

Bill, from John Montgomery, 1766 August 2

 Item — Box 17, Folder: 1766.08.02
Identifier: A-366.6
Scope and Contents

Bill for freight charges on one butt of wine shipped on "Alexandria."

Dates: 1766 August 2

Bill, John and Jason Scott to the estate of George Washington, 1799 December 23

 Item — Box 34, Folder: 1799.12.23
Identifier: RM-348; MS-3050
Scope and Contents

Bill. A.D.S. 3 pages. Addressed to James Anderson. Bill for mourning suits made for family and servants to wear when around the Mansion. Noted with monies received. Misnumbered on the top right corner as 'MS-2350,' corrected in the catalog book to MS-3050.

Dates: 1799 December 23

Bill of sale, John Augustine Washington to Bushrod Washington, 1785 October 17

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 1785.10.17
Identifier: 2022-SC-007-016
Scope and Contents Bill of sale, John Augustine Washington to his son, Bushrod Washington. John Augustine Washington testifies, 'five shillings to me in hand paid by the said Bushrod Washington before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Have Given, Granted, Bargained sold and conveyed...the following Negroe Slaves.." Includes list of slaves by name. Signed by "John Augt. Washington" and witnessed by Jenny [Jane] Washington, Theodorick Lee and Corbin Washington....
Dates: 1785 October 17

Bill of sale, Robert Lewis to Lawrence Lewis, 1822 December 1

 Item — Box 12, Folder: 10
Identifier: MS-3849
Scope and Contents

Bill of sale for female slave.

Dates: 1822 December 1

Bill of Sale, with Lawrence Lewis, 1800 March

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1800.03.00
Identifier: W-810
Scope and Contents

Sale of eleven mules, three sheep, eight oxen, one cow and calf, two heifers, three cows, one riding horse, a quantity of plank, scantling and barrel staves and all the plantation [ ] Farm called Dogue Run, standing property lately sold to Lewis, amounts to $1279.40; Lewis to pay yearly sum of $90 till her death then either return it or pay George Washington's executors the above amount.

Dates: 1800 March

Bill, to Mary Washington, 1784 August 3

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 1784.08.03
Identifier: W-1310/A.28
Scope and Contents

D. 1 page, in hand of Gart. Tho[mpson], fragment, badly charred and mutilated, laminated, docketed, incomplete watermark (indistinguishable). Bill from John Kea[ ] to Mary Washington for [£2.5.0].

Dates: 1784 August 3

Bill, to William Herbert, 1775 April 20

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1775.04.20
Identifier: W-1203/B
Scope and Contents

Bill for making coat and waistcoat, breeches, altering a coat and breeches, making another coat on a later date, and making a suit of regimentals.

Dates: 1775 April 20

Bill, William Bowie to the estate of George Washington, 1799 December 23

 Item — Box 34, Folder: 1799.12.23
Identifier: RM-215; MS-2688
Scope and Contents

Bill. For making suits with buttons for Mr. Lear, Mr. George Rawlins [sic] Mr. Sims and Mr. Wilson. Also for making a pair of breeches for Mr. Dowdal. Total charges came too £7.18.3.

Dates: 1799 December 23

List of items ordered for a ceremonial funeral for George Washington, Charles Pinckney, 1800 March 7-April 17

 Item — Box 37, Folder: 1800.03.07
Identifier: RM-215; MS-2691
Scope and Contents

Items listed are black crepe, hat looping, material for making two palls, 6 dozen flints, 1 cask powder weighing 114 pounds as received from the arsenal. Total bill was $40.08.

Dates: 1800 March 7-April 17