Mason, George, 1725-1792

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Mason was a U.S. statesman; as a delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Constitutional Convention, he signed the Constitution.

From the description of [Letter] 1784 Aug. 4, Gunston Hall [to] Col. John Fitzgerald / G. Mason. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 271131801

American planter and Revolutionary statesman.

From the description of Receipt signed : [n.p.], 1777 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609532

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gunston Hall, to Patrick Henry, 1783 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606249

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gunston Hall, to Willson [sic] Nicholas, 1790 Feb. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606251

American statesman, Virginian jurist, and constitutionalist.

From the description of Letters of George Mason, 1779-1787. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32960038

Businessman, planter, and statesman.

From the description of Papers of George Mason, 1750-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454978

From the description of George Mason family papers, circa 1780-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068410

Under the Act of 1776 of the Virginia General Assembly, the Committee of Revisors had "full power and authority to revise, alter, amend, repeal, or introduce all or any" of the laws of the state. Thomas Jefferson was appointed chairman of the Committee, which included Thomas Ludwell Lee, George Mason, Edmund Pendleton and George Wythe.

From the description of Plan settled by the Committee of Revisors in Fredricksburg January 1777, 1777 January 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122538548

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referencedIn Rutland, Robert A. Papers : for the preparation of The Papers of George Mason, ca. 1970. Gunston Hall Plantation
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. Receipt signed : [n.p.], 1777 Dec. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards. 1893 - 2008. Portraits of the Founding Fathers of the United States
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. Plan settled by the Committee of Revisors in Fredricksburg January 1777, 1777 January 13. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Mulkearn, Lois. Research files of Lois Mulkearn, 1937-1956. University of Pittsburgh
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. Autograph letter signed : Gunston Hall, to Willson [sic] Nicholas, 1790 Feb. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library.
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. Letters and will : of George Washington, 1777-1814. Gunston Hall Plantation
creatorOf Virginia. General Assembly. Letter : Williamsburg, Va., to George Rogers Clark, 1778 Jan. 3. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Adams family. Papers, 1672-1792. Section 13. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Letter, 1793 June 3, Richmond, [Va.] to William Lee, "Greenspring" near Williamsburg, [Va.]. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. George Mason family papers, circa 1780-1890. Library of Congress
referencedIn Campbell, Arthur, 1742-1811. Arthur Campbell Papers, 1752-1811. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Truro Parish (Fairfax County, Va.). Truro Parish taxable property records, Mar.-May 1792. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Everett, Joseph, fl. 1892. Letters to "Miss Mary", 1892 June 18 and September 17. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. Papers : of George Mason, 1769-1784. Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
referencedIn York County (Va.) Letter of George Mason to Benjamin Waller, 1789 August 12 The Library of Virginia
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. Papers, 1706-1858. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867,. Lee family papers [microform] 1652 [1769-1870] 1890. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Truro Parish (Fairfax County, Va.). Records of Truro Parish, 1732-1802. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ohio Company (1747-1779). Records of the Ohio Company, 1736-1813 [electronic resource]. University of Pittsburgh
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. Letter, 1769. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. ALS, 1787 September 20, New York, to John Adams. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Virginia. General Assembly. Letter : Williamsburg, Va., to George Rogers Clark, 1778 Jan. 3. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. Papers of George Mason, 1750-1921. Library of Congress
referencedIn Wood, James, fl. 1750. Papers of James Wood and the Wood family [manuscript] 1736-1892. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn John Glassford and Company Records, 1743-1886, (bulk 1760-1820) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Brady, James D. (James Dennis), 1843-1900. James D. Brady autograph collection, 1776-1948. Library of Congress
referencedIn Lee family. Lee family papers, 1750-1824 [microform]. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. [Letter] 1784 Aug. 4, Gunston Hall [to] Col. John Fitzgerald / G. Mason. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Lee, Thomas Ludwell, 1730-1778. Letter, 1776 May 18, Williamsburg, Va., to Richard Henry Lee, Philadelphia, Pa. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Burton, Patricia. Letter to Joell Thomas Turner [manuscript], 1965 November 12. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Randolph, John, 1773-1833. Papers of John Randolph [manuscript], 1832 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. Autograph letter signed : Gunston Hall, to Patrick Henry, 1783 May 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Beebe, Virginia Dawson,. Collection : of Mason family papers, 1725-1857, n.d. (bulk 1781-1834). Gunston Hall Plantation
referencedIn Griffen, Cyrus, 1748-1810. Letters, 1788-1810. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Beall-Booth family. Beall-Booth family papers, 1778-1956. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Johnston, Zechariah, 1744-1800. Papers, 1747-1893. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume II, miscellany, 1755-1831. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Mercer, George, 1733-1784. Letters: London, to James Mercer and George Mason, 1771. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. Letter, 1785 May 18, "Gunston Hall" [Fairfax County, Va.], to John Fitzgerald, Alexandria, [Va.]. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Rowland, Kate Mason, d. 1916. Letters from Kate Mason Rowland to Robert Alonzo Brock, 1883-1892. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Mason, George, 1725-1792. Letters of George Mason, 1779-1787. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Burton, Patricia. Letter to Joell Thomas Turner, 1965 November 12. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Simms, Charles, 1755-1819. Charles Simms papers, 1776-1820. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794, person
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associatedWith Mason family. family
associatedWith Mason, John. person
associatedWith Mason, John Thomson, 1815-1873. person
associatedWith Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1760-1803. person
associatedWith Mercer, George, 1733-1784. person
associatedWith Monroe, James, 1758-1831. person
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associatedWith Rutland, Robert A. person
correspondedWith Simms, Charles, 1755-1819. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Truro Parish (Fairfax County, Va.). corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Constitutional Convention (1787) corporateBody
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associatedWith Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delgates. corporateBody
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associatedWith Wood, James, fl. 1750. person
associatedWith Wythe, George, 1726-1806. person
associatedWith York County (Va.) Circuit Court. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Fairfax County (Va.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Virginia
Ohio
France
Virginia
United States
Virginia
United States
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Merchants--History--18th century
Indentured servants
Slavery--Primary sources
Customs administration--History--18th century
Real property
Taxation--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Land grants
Law
American loyalists
Alien and Sedition laws, 1798
Devaluation of currency
Constitutional history
Occupation
Plantation owners
Statesmen
Businessmen
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Birth 1725-12-11

Death 1792-10-07

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