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.
- River Farm (Other)
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