Washington, George Fayette, 1790-1867
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
A.D.S. 2 pages. Account of payment due Taylor from Washington mostly on taxes that Taylor had paid on behalf of Washington in Kentucky and Ohio. Possibly George Fayette Washington. Autograph document signed, docketed. Name on original manuscript appears as "George F. Washington."
D.S. 3 pages. Deed of land, 309 acres of land in Jefferson County to George Fayette Washington in exchange for payment of 4 bonds. If bonds are paid to Washington in time, deed to be void. Witnesses Matthew Ranson, John Yates, William Stanhope.
D.S. 1 page. Deposition of George Fayette Washington before WIlliam Waters, justice of the peace in Washington, D.C. -- deposer is the only surviving son of George A. Washington, late a Lieutenant in Virginia continental line -- claim for U.S. bounty lands -- his brother Charles A. and sister Anna Maria Thornton are dead, and sister's sons Charles A. ad Churchill J. Thornton to receive half. Document signed, docketed "Memo. May 2d to ex. and Rept. tomorrow," watermark.
A.L.S. 4 pages. Woodlawn. Family letter... her health not good; under the care of Dr. Dangerfield ... her friend, Eliza Smith, wrote of the activities of their friends ... Miss Vanderings, Frederick Campbell, P Coleman, Dr. Nelson, Miss Re, M. Randolph are some of the names mentioned in the letter ... Autograph letter signed, integral cover. Name on original manuscript appears as "A. M. W."
A.L.S. 1 page. She sends the letter written fortnight ago [see letter of 12 February 1815 -- it was not sent earlier because Jack was struck with rheumatism and could not carry it to Alexandria -- again rebukes her brother for not writing -- her health is improved, but pain and cough continue. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked "[ ] Mar. 2," laminated, watermark. Name on original manuscript appears as "A. M. Thornton."
A.L.S. 2 pages. Greenwood. Expresses concern over a report of her brother's illness -- describes her own poor health -- will try to come up to see him if he is still ill -- explicitly prays to the Lord for his consolation and recovery. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, laminated, directed "by Jack Cole", watermark. Name on original manuscript appears as "A. M. Thornton."
A.L.S. 1 page. Waverly. Sends letter of Mrs. M.W. as "a fit accompaniment-to one of G.W.'s sent earlier--her virtues. Autograph letter signed, separate cover, "Mrs. R. E. Lee", scribbled across cover. (A Note by Varina Jefferson Davis (undated) is filed with this statement of Authenticity).
A.L.S. 2 pages. Greenwood to Alexandria. Writes his brother family news--bad weather--killed some of C.A.W.'s sheep for fear of their starvation--feared to lose them all--Aunt [Frances] [?] is said by some to be going to marry Bushrod [Corbin ?] Washington. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked by hand "Brucetown Va Decb. 6th,." Name on original manuscript appears as "G. F. Washington, Jr."
A.L.S. 3 pages. Waverly to Charles Town, Va. He expresses satisfaction that his nephew Churchill seems to be more truly pious than most young people -- offers spiritual support and direction in a letter full of biblical allusions. Autograph letter signed, docketed "From Uncle Washington Feby. 26 1828," badly mutilated, laminated.Name on original manuscript appears as "Geo. F. Washington."
A.L.S. 3 pages. Waverly to Charles Town. Reflections on new year and transitory nature of life--advice to her. Name on original manuscript appears as "Geo. F. Washington." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, marked "A New Years Gift," laminated, directed "per Mr.[ ].
A.L.S. 3 pages. Mrs. W-n ill after leaving Old Point Comfort ... now that her recovery is under way he writes for his wife ... refers to "good old times at Wellington" ... nicely settled at Waverly ...
A.L.S. 3 pages. Eltham to Bruce Town. Informs him of death of their uncle [Burwell Bassett, Jr.] on Feb. 26--his last hours--he would have been 77 the 15th of this month--would have no doctor and no minister--wife very ill--informs G.F.W. that his uncle left a will and he [G.W.B.] is sole heir [see will dated Mar. 13, 1838]. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked by hand "Buchamsville Va March 7th," laminated. Name on original manuscript appears as "G. W. Bassett."
Memorandum of agreement, D. 3 pages. Agreement for sale of 85 1/2 acres of timbered land and 125 acres cleared land by Washington, near Charlestown -- Ranson to pay $60 per acre for wooded and $40 per acre for cleared -- terms of payment -- Washington to have it surveyed and give proper title. Document, docketed, laminated. Signed by Geo. F. Washington and Mathw. Ranson, witnessed by John Yates.
D. 1 page. Tax receipt, Sheriff of Frederick County, Virginia. Receipt for $38.44 for land tax, slaves, horses, levies. Document, partly printed, signed by d[eputy] s[heriff] W.D. Gilkeson.