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- Promissory note, 20 April 1767, of John Berry, a resident of Augusta County, Virginia, payable to Sampson and George Mathews, Augusta County merchants
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- George and Sampson Mathews, sons of John Mathews, were men of prominence in Augusta County, Virginia. Sampson Mathews rose to become a colonel of the Augusta County militia and served as a commissioner to the western Indians. He died in Staunton in 1807. George Mathews (1739-1812) served in the Revolutionary War as a colonel of the 3rd Virginia Regiment. He was a burgess from Augusta County, a Staunton town trustee, and twice governor of the state of Georgia. These sons owned and operated the Greenbriar general store in Augusta County and also owned two other stores, one in Staunton and one at Calf Pasture.
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