George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 14 March 1774]

14. Set of for my Tenants in Fauquier, and lodged at one Lewis Lemarts a Tenants.

Lewis Lemart (Lamart) began leasing one of GW’s lots on the Fauquier-Loudoun County border in Dec. 1772 at £7 per year for 150 acres. The lease was renewed annually, at the same rental, until 1786 (General Ledger B description begins General Ledger B, 1772–1793. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Series 5, Financial Papers. description ends , folio 68).

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