Clothing and dress -- Purchasing
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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."
A.D. 6 pages. Account, purchases of clothing, blankets. Jabez Clark company. Docketed "Comy Jabez Clark, rect. To Comy Hubbard for Cloathing and Blankets."
A.D. 1 page. Clothing allotments and cost, Connecticut Regiment of Col. Seth Warner. "Colo. Seth Warners Regiment for Officers Cloathing."
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.
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.
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.
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.
"Invoice of goods to be sent to Geo. Washington Potomack River, Virginia"--items ranging from nails and curry combs, and almonds and raisons to lace, ribbon, silk, and a coat made up for a "middle sized woman."
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.
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.
The ledger of William Carlin, who was a tailor in Alexandria who made clothes for George Washington and other staff members at Mount Vernon.