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Dr. Mrs. Hannah Corbin

                                                   To Lord Fairfax

 

To the Quitrents of 6030 Acres of land for the year 1760.1761

and 1762 at 2/6 per hundred for each year . . . . . . £22.12.31

 

 

 

1. In English currency:

     2 farthings = 1/2 penny

     4 farthings = 1 penny (abbreviated as “d” from denarius, an ancient Roman coin)

     12 pence = 1 shilling

     5 shillings = 1 crown

     20 shillings = 1 pound

     21 shillings = 1 guinea

 

 

Source: Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Association, Box 1, M2009.034, Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall

 

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2017 January 20