Receipts (financial records)
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Receipt for rents owed and paid by Henry Whiting on account of plantation rented from George Washington for 11 years by Whiting's father.
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.
Receipt for £13.2.6 on July 16, 1787 in Washington's hand, signed by Craig. Bill for 6 weeks board for two servants at 25/ each, plus balance of old account--total £13.15.
Bill for twelve hundred and fifty dollars. Autograph bill signed, Washington.
Letter, William Byrd to John Custis, enclosing copy of Daniel Parke's will and two related documents, 1711 July 2, 1710 October 27, 1757 May
For 3 ruffled shirts, 1 plain one, 4 stockings, 1 pair breeches, etc.
An early receipt regarding a slave at Mount Vernon, docketed by George Washington. The receipts reads "Colo. George Washington, for the Hire of Carpenter James [and] Cr. by 5 yds of Negroes Cotton." Carpenter James was likely a slave carpenter hired to work on the renovation of Mount Vernon. The reverse contains a partial notation by Charles Washington, youngest brother of George, dated 23 April 1759.
Letter from Caleb Gibbs, commander of the Commander-in-Chief's Guard, to Royal Flint, assistant commissary of purchases, requesting a quarter cask of wine for His Excellency George Washington at Head Quarters. Signed by Gibbs with note that the cask of wine was received.
Autograph document signed in the hand of George Washington, for money received from Doctor Stuart for annuity and a balance due from the estate of John Parke Custis.
Receipt to Martha Washington, dated October 23, 1792, for clothing purchased from Elizabeth Smart.
Autograph document in George Washington’s hand. Receipt for the purchase of a horse. Signed and docketed on verso by George Washington Parke Custis. With facsimile of related receipt provenance notes from the Custis family.
Receipt for inoculating fruit trees.
A receipt for 22 yards of mantua purchased by Martha Washington as First Lady in Philadelphia from Susanna Lockyer.
Receipt. 1 page. Cloth and thread purchased for Negro clothing. Amount $7.80.
D.S. Read of Howell Lewis 18/Shillings on acct of my [missing word] the service of the President U. S. James Butler. Document signed, torn edge, docketed by George Washington.
Receipt from John Augustine Washington III for 11 dollars to be handed to J. C. Sellman of Baltimore to be handed to the widow of a fisherman named Joseph Hall found drowned near the bank of the river at Mount Vernon.
Receipt for meals for enslaved workers.
This collection of historic manuscripts dates from 1607-1933, with the bulk of materials dating from 1738-1868. The correspondence, journals and diaries, legal and financial records, estate documents, and printed ephemera in the collection primarily relate to the Washington and Custis families, the Revolutionary War, and society life in antebellum Washington D.C. and Virginia.
Portions of this collection have been digitized, as noted in the item-level descriptions.
A.D.S. Autograph document signed, in hand of Lund Washington, Harper's name signed with X, laminated, docketed. Receipt for 20 shillings for making ten pairs of "negro shoes" for General Washington's people.
A receipt in Washington's hand for "4 Hhs. and 21 1/2 Bs. corn." Docketed "Memorandum of Corn". Autograph document signed, in hand of Washington, fragment, docketed "Memorandum of Corn". For 4 Hhs. and 21 1/2 Bs. corn.
Partially printed form signed by Samuel J. Cramer.
Receipt for towing the steamboat "Bg Washington" in New York.
In account with James McEvan, Dr.
Receipt for 18 shillings in account for Mrs. Betty Lewis, Subscribr. to Revd. Thomas Thornton for year 1789. Autograph document signed, 1 page, fragment, laminated, docketed "Thos. Garnett [ ] Rect. 18 /".
Handwritten receipt for the purchase of a horse "for the use of Master Custis."
Receipt for 1 pound, 1 shilling paid by Edward McGuire for James Commack to defray the cost for a land survey for 200,000 acres allotted to the Virginia Regiment by Dinwiddie's Proclamation of 1754. Receipt text in another hand, signed by George Washington. Autograph document signed, small sheet.
"Recd. of Mr. James Anderson Twenty two pounds four shillings & 7 1/2 d, being the Balce. pr. acct. recd. by him of P[hilip] Marsteller for rent of my House & Lot in Alexandria."