Papers of the Washington and Lewis families, 1774-1843.

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Washington family. Papers of the Washington and Lewis families, 1774-1843.

Papers of the Washington and Lewis families, 1774-1843.

Include correspondence, accounts, bills, indentures, and other papers, chiefly concerning the settlement of the estates of George Washington, William Augustine Washington, and Thomas Turner. Include papers of Lawrence Lewis, Bushrod Washington, Corbin Washington, and James Cox, Jr., a Baltimore merchant. Also mentioned are slaves freed by George Washington; western land claims; the War of 1812; negotiations with merchants from Lisbon, Portugal, handled for Congress in 1785-86; and agriculture in Virginia and Louisiana. Correspondents include Philip Pendleton Barbour, Thomas B. Barton, Charles Bennett, Edward George Washington Butler, Francis James Jackson, William Kercheval, Andrew Lewis, Fielding Lewis, Gabriel Lewis, Lorenzo Lewis, Robert Lewis, Warner Ranson, Jesse Richardson, Alexander Spotswood, George Steptoe Washington, and Samuel T. Washington.

450 (ca.) items.

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Barbour, Philip Pendleton, 1783-1841

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Philip Pendleton Barbour (May 25, 1783 – February 25, 1841) was the tenth Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He is the only individual to serve in both positions. A native of Orange County, Virginia, Barbour was the youngest of four sons and fifth of eight children of Thomas Barbour and Mary Pendleton Thomas Barbour. Barbour's father served in the House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1776 and in the first four R...

Washington, Corbin, 1767-approximately 1800

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Nephew of George Washington, brother of Supreme Court Justice Bushrod Washington and son-in-law of Richard Henry Lee. From the description of ALS (Copy) : Walnut Farm, Westmoreland County, Va., to Bushrod Washington, 1796 Feb. 19-20. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585923 ...

Lewis family.

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Washington family.

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Prominent Virginia families of Stafford and Spotsylvania counties. From the description of Papers of the Washington and Lewis families, 1774-1843. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32671920 Family of Westmoreland County, Va. From the description of Papers of the Washington family, 1784-1843. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34931274 The collectors of these items are descendents of George Washington's family. From the ...

Barton, Thomas K.

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Butler, Edward George Washington,

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Kercheval, William.

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Overseer, Frederick County, Va., for Lawrence Lewis. From the description of Letter to Lawrence Lewis [manuscript], 1803 February 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647857587 ...

Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and nephew of George Washington. From the description of Bushrod Washington receipt, 1798 Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154690896 Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) Associate justice of the Supreme Court, nephew and executor of George Washington. From the des...

Lewis, Lawrence, 1767-1839

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Son of George Washington's sister Betty Washington Lewis; one of George Washington's executors. From the description of ALsS : Woodlawn, N.J., to Robert Beverley, 1830-1839. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316920 Son of George Washington's sister Betty Washington Lewis. From the description of ALS : Mount Vernon, to George Washington, Philadelphia, 1798 Nov. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489376 From...

Lewis, Andrew, 1963-

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During the nineteenth century, Dr. Andrew Lewis was a prominent resident of Princeton, Indiana in Gibson County. From the description of Papers, 1824-1882. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 69370339 ...

Turner, Thomas

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Jackson, Francis James, 1770-1814

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Epithet: British Minister at Washington British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x0000df Epithet: of Add MS 36811 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x0000e1 Epithet: of Add MS 33109 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x0000e0 Epithet:...

Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Washington, William, 1752-1810

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St. Paul Parish, South Carolina plantation owner, South Carolina state legislator, and Revolutionary War officer. From the description of William Washington bill of exchange, 1785 Sept. 8. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32145051 A native of Virginia, William Washington was a St. Paul's Parish, S.C. plantation owner and South Carolina state legislator. From the description of Letters to Jonathan Lucas, 1792-1796. (The South Carolina H...

Bennett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1829-1867

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Cox, James, Jr.

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