Custis, Daniel Parke, 1711-1757
- Existence: 1711-1757
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Letter, Daniel Parke Custis to Hanbury and Co., 1752 June 17
Item — Box 2, Folder: 1752.06.17
Identifier: RM-683; MS-4631
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 1 page. Custis writes to the merchant firm in London: "You have here Inclosed a Bill of Loding for Twelve ho[gsheads] of very Choice fine Tobacco for which I hope you will render me an agreeable price. I received my Accts. Currt. the Ballance then I observe due to me £1830 = 17:10 which I believe to be Right ... ". Page has been damaged and taped.
Dates: 1752 June 17
Letter, James P. Power to Daniel Parke Custis, 1750
Item — Box 2, Folder: 1750.00.00
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 1 page. Sends news that Custis's father [John Custis] heartily approves of his marriage with Miss [Martha] Dandridge--" ... he has so good a Character of her That he had rather you shou'd have her than any Lady in Virginia. Nay if possible he is as much enamoured with her Character as you are with her Person and this is owing chiefly to a prudent speech of her own. Hurry down immediately for Fear he shou'd change the strong inclination he has to your Marrying directly."--gave briddle...
Letter, to Burwell Bassett, 1759 August 9
Item — Box 1, Folder: 1759.08.09
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Washington writes to his brother-in-law Burwell Bassett. The letter was carried to Fredericksburg from Mount Vernon by Miles Richardson, who had been one of Washington’s batmen in the Virginia Regiment during Forbes’ Campaign of 1758. Richardson was hired by Washington, most likely as a valet, from January 1, 1759 – May 10, 1759.Written within the first year of Washingotn’s marriage to Martha Dandridge Custis, the letter mentions visiting John Mercer to...
Dates: 1759 August 9
Letter, William Byrd to John Custis, enclosing copy of Daniel Parke's will and two related documents, 1711 July 2, 1710 October 27, 1757 May
File — Box 1, Folder: 1711.07.02
Identifier: RM-770; MS-5099
Scope and Contents William Byrd writes to his brother-in-law John Custis, enclosing a will of their father-in-law Daniel Parke (dated 1710 December 7) regarding inheritance to their wives Frances and Lucy, daughters of Daniel Parke. Autograph document signed, 3 pages. Additional documents include a 1710 October 27 legal note regarding court settlement involving Daniel Parke - autograph document signed, small sheet; and an unrelated document with a list of receipts dated May 1757 of payments received from...
Dates: 1711 July 2; 1710 October 27; 1757 May
Receipt, will of John Custis, 1755 February 13
Item — Box 2, Folder: 1755.02.13
Identifier: RM-965; MS-5527
Scope and Contents
Received of Daniel Parke Custis executor of John Custis Esqr. deceased 25 lbs.
Dates: 1755 February 13
- Correspondence 3
- Legal documents 1
- Receipts (financial records) 1
- Wills 1