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Letter not found: from Richard Washington, 27 April 1762. On 27 Sept. 1763 GW mentions: “In July—62 I received the Copy of your Letter of the 27th of April preceeding.”
Invoice of Sundrys Shipd by Richd Washington on board the Desire, Captn Saunders, bound to Virginia on Account & Risque of George Washington Esqr. A Case . 2. 6 3 pr Mens prickseam Gloves . 4.   3 pr Satten tand Ditto . 3. 6 2 pair dble Channel Pumps bo[un]d &ca 1. 1.   4 pair Shoes and Pumps 1.12.   14 yds Super Manchester Velvet @ 12/ 8. 8.   6 yds fine Shalloon @ 2/ .12.   A Neat Hogskin...
Letter not found: from Richard Washington, 9 Sept. 1757. On 18 March 1758 GW wrote to Richard Washington: “I have receivd your favour of the 9th of Septr preceeding.”
Letter not found: from Richard Washington, 26 Mar. 1759. On 20 Sept. 1759 GW wrote to Richard Washington : “Since mine of the above date your agreable favour of the 26th March . . . is come to hand.”
Letter not found: from Richard Washington, 16 Oct. 1760. On 14 July 1761 GW wrote to Washington : “I have had the pleasure of receiving your obliging favours of the 16th October and first of January following.”
Letter not found: from Richard Washington, 1 Jan. 1761. On 14 July 1761 GW wrote to Washington : “I have had the pleasure of receiving your obliging favours of the 16th October and first of January following.”
Letter not found: from Richard Washington, 22 Nov. 1759. On 10 Aug. 1760 GW wrote to Richard Washington : “ . . . acknowledge the Receipt of your favours of the 22 Novr 12th Decr.”
Invoice of Sundry Goods Shipd by Richd Washington pr the Sally Captn Dick, bound to Rappahannock in Virginia, on the proper Account and Risque of Collo. George Washington, & go consignd to himself or Collo. John Carlyle. A Cask . 6.   2 pr Cornish planes Compleat 1. 1.   1 pr Spring Ditto . 9.   2 plows Ditto . 7.   3 Ashticles 3/ 8 Beeds 8/ .11.   8 Ogees 8/ 4 quarter rounds 4/ .12.   2...
Letter not found: from Richard Washington, 13 April 1763. On 27 Sept. GW wrote to Richard Washington : “Collo. Fairfax presented me with your obliging favour of the 13th of April last.”
Letter not found: from Richard Washington, 12 Dec. 1759. On 10 Aug. 1760 GW wrote to Richard Washington : “. . . acknowledge the Receipt of your favours of the . . . 12th Decr & 26 March.”
Letter not found: from Samuel Washington, 30 Nov. 1771. On 6 Dec. GW wrote to his brother : “Your letter of the 30th Ulto came to my hands the 3d Instt.”
Letter not found: from Samuel Washington, 27 May 1755. On 14 June GW wrote to his brother Samuel : “I receivd Your’s of the 27th of May.”
Letter not found: from John West, 8 Jan. 1775. On 13 Jan. GW wrote West acknowledging receipt of “Your Letter of the 8th.”
Inclosed you have your Papers which I borrowed. In Answer to the Sale of the Land—I will take Two Pistoles pr Acre for it, which I Think a reasonable Price; Or I will give that Sum per acre for Posey’s, if sold, or more. If you incline to purchase, I shall not call on you for the Money very soon, Six Months at least you may have, perhaps a Year or Two; for as I told you, The Money arising from...
Mr Alexanders Deed being not recorded caused some anxiety & uneasiness both to Mr Alexander & myself, Colenel George Fairfax hearing it, in order to be a means of bringing matters to a proper light, gave me the inclosed paper with an injunction not to forget sending it to You, a riddle I cannot comprehend, however here it is: I heartily & sincerely wish your good Lady to whom pray tender my...
Letter not found: from Francis Willis, Jr. 6 Dec. 1773. The letter is listed in the Thomas Birch’s Sons catalog no. 663, item 73, 21–23 April, 1891.
I was this Day as far as Gooce creek on my way to Mt Vernon but being very much indisposed could not proceed. I would not chuse to give you any trouble except to settle an akcount with me once a Year was I able to advance money for Colo. Fairfax’s Uses. but as I am not I must call upon You for about fifty pounds wich is as small a Sum as will serve between this & Christmas at which time you...
Letter not found: from Francis Willis, Jr., 1 Sept. 1774. The letter is listed in Thomas Birch’s Sons catalog no. 663, item 73, 21–23 April 1891.
It will be necessary that a Lawyer Should be informd what he is to ensert in the Bond he’s desird to draw, & I raly do not know what information to give relative to the Bond that is required of Mr Morton for his performance as a Tenant. A Bond for the Things he perchased at the Sale I shall take and leave a blank for Mr Lowerey to sign the first opportunity I have of seing him in Berkeley, The...
I receiv’d yours of the 4th Instant and am much obligd to you for inquireing into the State of things at Belvoir, as one word from you will be more observed by Daniel Stone than half a doz. letters from me, I have weekly proposed down their for Some time, and nothing but the consideration of promoteing Colonel Fairfax’s intrest has prevented me. things being much out of Order I was under a...
Letter not found: from Francis Willis, Jr., 29 May 1774. The letter is listed in Charles Heartman’s catalog, item 286, 12 Oct. 1929.
I expect you have hird from Colo. Fairfax by this time, and are inform wheather or not his Furniture at Belvoir is to be sold without farther delay. If it is I should be very much obligd to you to Advertise it, considering when it will best suit you to attend without respect to me (I will be sure to attend agreable to your appintment) The above is wrote in full confidence that Colo. Fairfax...
Since I wrote to you by the Colchester post, I receivd yours wherein you observe that Colonel Fairfax thinks that the raccoon branch might be rented at the highest bidder for fifty pounds a year. I am doubtful that he is not farther wrong than myself I do think that by seting it up the highest bidder it would over go thirty pounds but not withstanding that, I do not approve the plan. I want...
I thank you for your Trouble of contriving up a Sum of Money which I very much wanted, to enable me to dispatch five or six Hands out to Red Stone. If you have not had any information from Mr Thruston relative to that Country it may not be amis to inform you he is very much pleasd with it and I have understood particularly your property their, My Brother will start very soon & would gladly...
Letter not found: from Francis Willis, Jr., 6 Sept. 1773. Thomas Birch’s Sons catalog 663, item 73 lists: “Letters from Francis Willis, Jr., to Col. Geo. Washington, Leesburg, August 16 , September 6 , October 17 , and December 22, 1773 ; and September 1 , December 6, 1774 .”
Possible you may not readily ackount for my paying an Overseer Seven pounds—and allow him his Proportion of the Crop, those four Overseers are to be setled in the woods are by Bargain compeld to make nothing but Corn. which, I chose for this reason with Colo. Fairfax’s consent. the Land now cleard is very near worne Out Which is to be sown in wheat rye & timothy as soon as posible, and if we...
When I Return, Last from Williams Burg, I was Favourt with your Letter, Dated february 7th I most Humble pegg your parton, In not, observing my Duty upon your favour Recd Dated, the 1st of Novr 1773 : I was Inexpectaision to have the Honnour, to waited upon you In a littel Time affter I Recd it, but I was prevented by the wather. My Tract of Land, which I have by Govenors Dunwoodies...
I Sent the 21 of augst, a return of the Garrison in this fort, the Gentlmen who tack the return with him, Come in a Spall hart regin [rain] on the road, So that the return git so Waeth [wet], and Torn all to pieces, here by I Sent another one to you, Capt. mcKenzie Call one of his men away to Jain his Compy again, it is alls Well here, I mus pagk [beg] your parton, for what I wants to Trouble...
Letter not found: from John David Wilper, 1 Nov. 1773. On 30 Nov. GW wrote : “Before your Letter of the 1st Instt came to my hands.”
The enclos’d Letter from Gov. Sharpe relatg to the Murder of Lieut. Gordon was omitted to be forwarded with the Governor’s, therefore by his Orders I write, to desire You wou’d inform Yourself of the Affair & direct the Evidences to attend at Frederick Court in Maryland agreeable to Gov. Sharpe’s Letter. I am Sir Your most humble Servt ALS , DLC:GW . GW learned of Ens. George Gordon’s murder...
Mr Prentis omitting to send Majr Carlyle the Particulars in each Package ship’d on board the Rawley occasions You the Trouble of this —I am very sorry for Anderson’s misbehaviour, he was recommended by Capt. Tate, his Owner, as an honest industrious Man, & well qualified for such a Business; but I find he has given sufficient Proof to the contrary, for which I hope he will meet with his...
May 26th 1757 Ensigns Hubbard & Price appointed Lts but to rank after Dangerfield & Fleming—This List is according to the Old Regulatn I know not wt Alterations may have been made since. I am Your most humble Servant ADS , DLC:GW . Dinwiddie’s clerk, William Withers, may have enclosed this in Dinwiddie to GW, 23–27 May 1757. After the Virginia Regiment was reduced earlier this month (see...
Dr Colo. George Washington By order of Lieut. Chas Smith To Alexr Wodrow For 1 hhd & 1 Barrell of Punch consisting of 26 Gals. best Barbadoes Rum 5/, 6.10.0 & 12½ Pds S. Refd Sugar 1/6 0.18.9
May it Pleas Your honers Gentelmen it Not With any Pleasure that I Give You This Trouble Therefore I hope You Will Excuse the freedom I have Taken with You it is from the Good personal Carrecture You bear As to adhearing Strictly to Do or Cause Justice to be Done by all Such Persons As You have the honour To Command Therefore it is to You only that I Adress My Self To for Justice The Matter is...
I have made it my Business since I Came here, to find out the past Conduct of Leiut. Steenbergen. I can plainly make it Appear by his own Books which by good fortune have fallen into my Hand, that he has Defrauded the Soldiers of their Pay in the most scandelous Manner. As this is more the⟨n he wo⟩uld declare, when Examined At Winchester, I tho⟨ught⟩ it my Duty Immediately to Acquaint you with...
Letter not found: from James Wood, 18 Oct. 1773. On 20 Feb. 1774 GW wrote Wood thanking him for his “Letter of the 18th Octobr from Winchester.”
The 24th of this Month is appointed the day for the Election; Mr Jones has promised to be here. I wish with him and the rest of Your Friends, that it were possable that you could be present to give Life to the cause. I have done my endeavour to search into the Opinions of the people, and cannot percieve Your Interest on the decline, though some try to perswade me to the contrary. I must own...
10188Court-Martial, 2 May 1756 (Washington Papers)
A Commission, after the Form of that to Captain Stewart, was given to Captain Woodward. The Court met—vizt Captain Woodward, President. Captain Spotswood } { Captain Harrison Captain Lewis Members Lieutenant Blagg Lieutenant Bullet Lieutenant Eustace Lieutenant Lowry Ensign McCarty After hearing the Evidences for and against Sergeant Nathan Lewis’s Behaviour—The Court was divided; and could...
Col. Washington seemed to be satisfied as to the King & Queen lands, which belonged to Mr Story, without inquiring into the title before the date of his Will in 1717, if the title be regularly deduced from him. I think by the Will the estate devised to the daughter was a contingent fee, determinable by her death, without leaving issue or without having alienated, so that the estate in fee,...
If it is not now too late, nor any former claim has been made in behalf of the Heirs of James Towers for a proportion of the Lands granted to the Virginia Troops who first went out with you—I beg this may be noticed as such and that you will be so good as inform me what is necessary to be done on my part to serve his relations—I think Mr Towers was a Lieutenant, whatever his share may...
Colo. T. B. Martin Colo. G. Washington Thos Swearingen Hugh West Lord Thos Fairfax Fairfax Revd Wm Meldrum Meldrum Colo. Jas Wood Wood Colo. Jno. Carlyle Carlyle Adam Hunder Hunder Fielding Lewis Lewis Charles Dick Dick Alexr Woodroe Woodroe
A Return of the Virginia Regiment whereof George Washington Esqr. Commander of all the Virginia Forces is Colonel Winchester October 9th 1756. Field officers and Captains Lieutenants Ensigns Staff officers non Commissioned officers Effective Rank and File Serjeants Drummers Fit for Duty Sick Command Total George Washington Colonel John Mcneil Capt. Lieutenant James Roy James Livingston...
The Proceedings of a General-court-martial held at Fort Loudoun on the 25th & 26th Days of July 1757 by Vertue of a Commission directed to Major Andrew Lewis President Capt. Waggener M e m b e r s Capt. Lieut. McNeill Lieut. Lomax Lieut. Steenbergen Lieut. Campbell Ensn Roy Ensn Russell Ensn Speake Lieut. Nathl Thompson Judge Advocate After the President, Members & Judge Advocate had taken the...