Receipt from Williamsburg Tavern, 1772

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Title

Receipt from Williamsburg Tavern, 1772

Subject

Christiana Campbell's receipt regarding George Washington's bill on April 8th, 1772.

Description

On April 8th, 1772, George Washington paid female tavern keeper Christiana Campbell seven pounds, seven shillings, and six pence. Mrs. Campbell signed her name at the bottom of the document. It states, “Williamsburg April 8th, 1772 I received from George Washington the sum of seven pounds, seven shillings, and six pence in full to this date, C Campbell.” The Special Collections at The John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library has the original receipt.

Creator

Christiana Campbell

Source

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library

Publisher

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Date

8, April, 1772

Contributor

Brenna Reilley

Files

Campbell receipt .png

Citation

Christiana Campbell, “Receipt from Williamsburg Tavern, 1772,” Mason's Legacies, accessed September 24, 2021, http://masonslegacies.org/items/show/265.

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