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Posey, John


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Contract, to John Posey, 1770 April 23

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1770.04.23
Identifier: RM-1022; MS-5650
Scope and Contents

Agreement for lease of 7 acres of land by John Posey to George Washington.

Dates: 1770 April 23

Indenture, to John Posey, 1772 June 10

 Item — Box 33, Folder: 1772.06.10
Identifier: RM-1155; MS-5874
Scope and Contents This indenture is the purchase agreement by which George Washington acquired six acres of land from John Posey. This tract of land was situated along the Potomac River between the mouths of Little Hunting Creek and Dogue Creek. The document is partially printed and filled out by George Washington in his own hand on June 10, 1772. Washington signed his name five times within the text, and Posey signed it at the conclusion. Witnesses John Parke Custis, Jonathan Palmer, Thomas Bishop and...
Dates: 1772 June 10

Plat, Mount Vernon tract, 1769 July 10

 Item — Box 33, Folder: 1769.07.10
Identifier: W-1096
Scope and Contents

Docketed on back "West v Posey Plat & Report", in G.W.'s hand, laminated, watermark (crown over heraldic device & motto, & crown over GR), oversize document. [This was part of the original grant to Spencer which George Washington purchased from Captain Posey to help cancel that gentleman's debt to him and others]. The plat showing survey lines is attached to the report. A cover is attached, docketed "Papers Relating To Mount Vernon Trace of Land."

Dates: 1769 July 10

Survey, to John Posey, 1769 October 10

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1769.10.10
Identifier: A-481.1
Scope and Contents

Plat & Memorandum of a survey made by George Washington for Capt. John Posey

Dates: 1769 October 10

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