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1752-1843
Inclusive dates
1752-1843
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1752-1843, of the Washington family of Virginia and North Carolina, consisting of a bond, 11 April 1752, of Nathaniel Harrison (1713-1791) and Peyton Randolph (1721-1775) for surety of Harrison as guardian for Benjamin Harrison (1743-1807) and Elizabeth Harrison (1737-1791); a letter, 12 September 1773, from Warner Washington (1715-1791) of Frederick County, Virginia, to John Hatley Norton (d. 1797) of Williamsburg and Winchester, Virginia, asking for an advance on tobacco shipped to Norton; a letter, 7 March 1784, from Warner Washington to John H. Norton commenting on British debts; a letter, 1785, from Warner Washington, Jr. (1751-1829) of Frederick County, to George F. Norton of Winchester requesting certain merchandise; letters, 15 January 1794, 10 June 1794, 10 July 1794, 22 September 1794, 24 February 1795, 18 April 1796, and 24 May 1796, from William Henry Washington (d. ca. 1803) of Alexandria, Virginia, to Bushrod Washington (1762-1829) of Richmond, Virginia, regarding a court case between W. H. Washington and George Chapman (1749-1815) of Alexandria; a letter, 7 February 1843, from William Henry Washington (1813-1860), North Carolina Congressman, ordering various judicial reports; and a letter, n.d., from George Washington Parke Custis (1781-1857) of Alexandria to Edward Magruder Linthicum (d. 1869) of Georgetown, District of Columbia, commenting on Custis' debt to Linthicum
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Biographical or historical data
Warner Washington (1715-1791) was the first cousin of George Washington (1732-1799). He and his son Warner Washington, Jr., were prominent planters in Frederick County, Virginia, the father owning "Fairfield" and the son owning "Clifton," "Audley," then "Llewellyn." These plantations were located in a part of Frederick County which is now Clarke County, Virginia. William Henry Washington (d. ca. 1803) lived in Alexandria, Virginia, where he owned a plantation, "White Back Hall." Bushrod Washington (1762-1829) was appointed to the United States Supreme Court by John Adams in 1798. He inherited "Mount Vernon" from his uncle, George Washington. William Henry Washington (1813-1860) was born in Wayne County, North Carolina and represented his native state in the House of Representatives from 1841 to 1843.
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Vi
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Papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
13
Immediate source of acquisition
Hazelton, John H.
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000487538
Type of unit
items (22 p.)

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