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Caesar, 1749?- (Union Farm)



Caesar was enslaved, owned by the estate of Martha Washington's first husband, Daniel Parke Custis. He worked as a "labouring man" at Union Farm.



Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Letter, to William Pearce, 1796 February 21

 Item — Box 11, Folder: 1796.02.21
Identifier: RM-490-F; MS-4034
Scope and Contents Washington is under no apprehension of falling price of flour--wishes to rent the mill after the current crop of wheat is manufactured--250 dollars is not sufficient rent--Mr. Digges--Col. Fitzgerald--tenants near Mrs. French's must pay more than 20/. rent for every acre of tillable land--printer in Alexandria does not have enough types for the advertisement--repairs to the north end of the Mansion--Caesar has been absent six days--renting the farms--Pearce is entertaining doubts of...
Dates: 1796 February 21