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Fanny, 1769?- (River Farm)

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Fanny was enslaved, owned by the estate of Martha Washington's first husband, Daniel Parke Custis. She worked as a "labouring woman" at River Farm. It appears in records that she was married twice, first to Ben, owned by a Mr. Fowler. The second man's name was not recorded.

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Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Letter, to William Pearce, 1795 March 1

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 1795.03.01
Identifier: RM-490-F; MS-3998
Scope and Contents

Selling all the fish to one man is best--if Mr. Smith will give five shillings per one thousand for herring and twelve shilling in hundred for shad, Pearce had better enter into a written agreement with him--surveying the boundries--Mr. [Lund] Washington--cedar berries--oznabrigs--flax--Mr. Bayley--price of lands--especially those convenient to the federal city.

Dates: 1795 March 1