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In 1761, GW had shipped several hogsheads of tobacco aboard the Argo, Capt. John Boyes. In his accounts, GW indicated which hogsheads belonged to him, as opposed to those belonging to ... Read More


The Brilliant was captained by Jacob Peterson in the early 1770s. During that same period, GW shipped several hogsheads of his and John Parke Custis’s tobacco on the Brilliant. ... Read More


The snow Desire was commanded by Capt. John Saunders in the latter 1750s. In 1759, the Desire carried a variety of goods that GW had asked London merchant Richard Washington to ... Read More


In 1756 GW shipped two hogsheads of tobacco aboard Dinwiddie to British merchant Thomas Knox (see Ledger A, 16). The Dinwiddie may be the ship of that name that was advertised ... Read More


In early 1757, several hogsheads of GW's tobacco were shipped to England, and some were transported in Capt. John Thompson’s 130–ton Integrity. Some of the tobacco went to London merchant ... Read More


In 1757 Thomas Knox, a merchant in Bristol, England, shipped a number of goods to GW aboard the Recovery, captained by John Collihall.

Russia Merchant

The Russia Merchant, London registered, was owned by John Woodall of Scarborough. In April 1760, GW advised the London firm of Robert Cary & Company that he had shipped 15 hogsheads ... Read More


Edward Agar was the captain of the Thomas. In 1762 GW shipped thirty-one hogsheads of tobacco in the Thomas, however the shipment was originally intended to be shipped on board the ... Read More