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Crow, Hyland (Overseer)



Hyland or Hiland Crow was hired as an overseer at Union Farm.



Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, to Hyland Crow, 1793 August 4

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1793.08.04
Identifier: A-301.24
Scope and Contents

Has heard from Mr. Robert Lewis that Crow desires increase in wages -- since he had best crop last year at Union Farm, Washington will raise him to £40 per annum as an encouragement, but will not raise him any higher hereafter.

Dates: 1793 August 4

Letter, to William Pearce, 1794 August 3

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 1794.08.03
Identifier: RM-490-F; MS-3970
Scope and Contents George Washington has moved to German Town to escape the heat of Philadephia--has not rained at Mt. Vernon for a while--fearful that drought would damage corn--put off sowing wheat until corn fields are clean, light and in good order--preparing no more land for a crop than one can handle--whatever is attempted should be well executed as it respects crops--an essential object with every farmer ought to be the destruction of weeds--his arable and pasture ground should produce nothing but...
Dates: 1794 August 3

Letter, to William Pearce, 1794 August 17

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 1794.08.17
Identifier: RM-490-F; MS-3972
Scope and Contents Favorable appearance of the corn--ground is in good order for wheat--buck wheat--hemp growing in the vineyard--inquires to the appearance of the potatoes--Kate (wife of Will) at Muddy Hole wishes to serve the Negro women (as a granny) on the estate--pay of 12 to 15 pounds per year--in the George Town Gazette it is written that holders of shares in the Potomac Company (treasurer William Hartshorn) are to give 12 pounds sterling per share--Washington holds 5 shares--Col. Lyles Bond--Crow and...
Dates: 1794 August 17