Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains letters to and from George Washington that have been aquired by the MVLA since 1858. For more information, see content note for individal items. The collection grows organically as new items are acquired.
Draft for £40 on Mr. William Molleson, Merchant, London.
Signed over to Wm. Fairfax account by G.W. on reverse and later docketed to that effect.
"Bill receipted. Bill for 1 set cart boxes."
This document is an account of medical calls and treatments at Mount Vernon, mostly to slaves, from 8 March 1791 - 4 Nov. 1791. "Paid in full." Part of account, which should begin 17 March 1789, is missing.
Dr. Craik's bill from Aug. 25, 1797 - June 14, 1799 for £ 97.11.9, for visits to & treatment of members of G.W.'s family and servants on all the farms--includes visits to attend Mr. Peter's child & "a visit to & attendce on yourself from 21st to 26th and prescription" £4.0.0--a dozen oranges--"Bleeding yourself ..."
docketed by G.W. "Receipt Doct. Jas. Craik, Bal. $128.88 27 June 1799,"
Autograph document signed, fragment, endorsed "Rect. No. 149 Walker Blunt Block Maker".Bill for £1.3.0.Receipted on April 14, 1786 by Washer Blunt; Endorsed on back by [the officers of the Potomac Company] George Washington, John Fitzgerald and George Gilpin.
Invoice for beer, wine, bacon, sugar, and "1 box directed to Mrs. Washington," etc.
List of sundry goods ordered by George Washington consisting of a variety of items inlcuding furniture, textiles, clothing, food, and tools. Many of these purchases are related to Martha Washington and her two children, John Parke Custis and Martha (Patsy) Custis, due to the Washingtons' recent marriage.
Account for Feb. 21 and April 2 for Best Bourbon Coffee, amounting to £8.15.4.
Bill from President to Mr. Lewis
Receipts and certificates collected for supplies and horses requisitioned last Jan.--Will Washington appoint someone to examine and approve them as per law of state of N.J. which he incloses?
"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."
Bill addressed Master George Washington--total £297.6.0 Va. Curr.--bill for broadcloth, buttons, silk, thread, dressed leather for making coat and waistcoat.
Bill for plank and shingles, total amount £87.9.0.
Bill addressed to the Estate of Mrs. Martha Washington, Deceased for $200 due to James Craik for medical services rendered Mrs. Washington during her last illness and $5 for cash paid Heyskill for the hire of his carriage. A signed oath by Jacob Hoffman testifies to the validity of the charges.