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Ben, 1777?- (Carter)



Ben (possibly known later as Ben Brass) was the son of Ben and Peg of River Farm. He was enslaved, owned by George Washington. He seems to have worked as a carter.



Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Letter, to William Pearce, 1795 April 5

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 1795.04.10
Identifier: RM-490-F; MS-4003
Scope and Contents

Carter Ben at the River farm, laid up many weeks--potatoe plan experiment--impediments from the weather in sowing oats--winter grain should now show its spring appearance--roller-cutting small grain before it is suffered to get too ripe--honey locust seed--advertising of Paul.

Dates: 1795 April 5