"Young" Boatswain the son of Boatswain the ditcher and Matilda. He was owned by George Washington. Boatswain died about 1794 at Dogue Run Farm, approximately the age of 14.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Col. Lyle's bond is discussed--Washington approves of Pearce's sowing early (or distilled) wheat at different seasons to discover the best for it--double headed wheat at Union farm--heavy rains--problems as a result of it--drains in all the fields that need it--Pearce has the ague and fever--young Boatswain--Washington warns that yellow fever may possibly be in Baltimore.