Debit Side Annotation
Line 2 - Wakelin Welch's letter to GW of 13 Jan. 1785 has not been found.
The reference to the Bank of England concerns the stock in that bank which Martha Parke (Patsy) Custis had received as part of her father's estate, and part of which had become a part of Martha Washington's disposable property upon Patsy's death. GW had been making efforts since late 1773 to sell the bank stock. For more on the sale of the stock, see line 3, below; see also GW to Wakelin Welch, 27 July 1784, and n. 2 to that document [Rotunda | Founders Online | Print (Confederation Series, Volume 2, pages 12-13)].
Line 3 - Wakelin Welch's letter to GW of 7 March 1787 has not been found.
Wakelin Welch Esqr. Dr
To my interest remaining in the Bank of England after you had sold as much as would discharge my debt to you, as appears by yr letter of this date — Making the residue subject to my Orders
To the sale of the above £500 Bank Stock in Novr last as appears by your letter of this date @ £146 per Ct 230..
Deduct Charges on Transfer & Brokers Commission 1.4.6
To 6 Mos Dividend on £500 Bank Stock due Michaelmas
N.B. This last charge is out of its regular order owing to its not being known till on inspection of Mr Welches Accts shewed it
Richd B. Walker (Butler) Dr
To 100 <bbls> of Midlings @ 15/
To Cash pd you on Acct 10 Dollars
To 300 lbs. Pork deld you @ 20/ pr Ct
To 1/2 Bushl Salt
To your Acct from the Mill book exclusive of the above 100 lb. of Midlings
To Cash pd you on Acct of wages
To 3000 Herrings @ 5/
To Cash pd you on acct of wages
To ditto pd you on acct of ditto
To your acct from the Mill book to this date
To your acct of work done for you by the Taylor & Shoemr
To 252 lb. Pork @ 20/
To work done for you by my Shoemr since Novr 1st
Carried forward to
By a Gold Watch & Paper hangings as pr Invoice
By my Bill in favr of Mr Rumney for
By Ditto in favr of the Honble Geo. Wm Fairfax—dated 15 July 1786 for
By Ditto in favr of Henry Hill Esqr. dated 4 Augt 1786. for
By Ditto in favr of William Hartshorn Esqr. of the same date
By Commissioners recg £15 & payg 3 Bills £246.19.7
By Sundry postages of Letters & packages to & from Messrs Peacy & Young
By Seeds, Ploughs &c. ship'd in the Mary as per Invoice
By my Bill in favor of Robt Morris Esqr.
By ditto in favor of William Hartshorne Esqr.
N.B. There is an error in this Acct owing to the dividends not having been regularly entered previously to the Sale of the Stock—There is therefore a New Acct opened in which the Charge is taken from Mr Welch's acct renderd in
By one years service as House Steward & Butler @ £30 pr Annm