George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 21 January 1771]

21. Went up to Court Mrs. Washington & Patcy Custis with me. Returnd in the Afternoon & Mr. Hr. Ross with us.

The January court met only today. At this session Lund Washington and James Wren, two witnesses to the signing of Valinda Wade’s deeds to GW 17–18 Dec. 1770, took oaths verifying those deeds, and the justices ordered the documents to be certified (Fairfax County Order Book for 1770–72, 169–72, Vi Microfilm).

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