Bill from George Heath for Mourning Clothes, December 1757

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Title

Bill from George Heath for Mourning Clothes, December 1757

Subject

Death of Daniel Parke Custis

Description

This bill is for a wide variety of clothing from 1756-57, from a tailor named George Heath. Several items throughout the bill are mourning clothes, and are presumably associated with one of the two deaths that struck the Custis family in 1757: Martha’s first daughter Frances Parke Custis in April, and her husband Daniel in July (image courtesy of Virginia Historical Society).

Creator

George Heath

Date

1757-12

Language

eng

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Citation

Bill from George Heath, 1758. Custis Family Papers, Mss1C9698 a. Virginia Historical Society

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George Heath, "Bill from George Heath for Mourning Clothes, December 1757," in Martha Washington, Item #99, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/99 (accessed June 24, 2018).