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Ledger, Mount Vernon distillery and fishery ledger, 1799-1801
Identifier: RM-929; MS-5468
Scope and Contents
In the handwriting of Tobias Lear (1762-1816), Washington's private secretary, and James Anderson, Mount Vernon's farm and subsequent distillery manager from 1797 to the time of Washington's death in 1799. Washington endorsed the ledger twice and approved accounts for fisheries, whiskey, shad, and herring.