George Carter (1762-1802)
George Carter, of Richmond County, Virginia
He had been a concern to all his family since a boy, not being the sharpest. He was frequently taken advantage of at the gaming tables and this culminated in a staggering loss of £1,863 in just one night. Although his father stepped and arranged for George to honor the debt in annual instalments of £100, his weakness for drink and cards led to his early demise in 1802, in severe debt
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 23/02/2021 and last updated on 24/02/2021.
Debt of Honor by Thomas Katheder for Historic Fredericksburg