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Peacey, William



William Peacey was considered a leading gentleman farmer in Britain in the late 18th century.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, to William Peacey, 1786 August 5

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 1786.08.05
Identifier: A-384.3
Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Mount Vernon. Sends several letters of James Bloxham's--Bloxham undecided about staying longer than a year--"In a word he seems rather to have expected to have found well organized farms, than that the end and design of my employing him was to make them so."--if Bloxham's wife is to come, let her come on ship to Alexandria or nearby ports--she can pay for seed, implements, etc., and be repaid in Virginia.

Dates: 1786 August 5

Letter, to William Peacey, 1788 January 7

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 1788.01.07
Identifier: A-384.4
Scope and Contents

Thanks for seeds--glad Caleb Hall did not come from England--thanks for offer to send blacksmiths & mill wrights, but needs none--no benefits for people of that kind to come over--"Whenever we have a regular & firm government established the prospect for these people will be much more pleasing."--Bloxham well.

Dates: 1788 January 7