Smith & Douglass was an Alexandria firm that purchased shad and herring from GW. On 10 May 1786, the firm bought from him 118,280 herrings and 1,342 shad for a total of £43.0.1. In return the company supplied GW with 84 hogsheads, 1 pipe, 16 half pipes, and 2 tierces. On 15 May 1786, the firm also paid him £19.9.1 in cash (see Ledger B, 225). The partnership of Smith & Douglass was dissolved late in 1786.