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Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816

 Person

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Accounts with Pope and Cadle, 1789 April 30-May 22

 Item — Box: 22, Folder: 1789.04.30
Identifier: 2018-SC-040
Scope and Contents PA list of accounts addressed to His Excellency Gen. Washington Esq. from the firm of Pope and Cadle, who sold lace, silk, and other hosiery at 12 William Street, New York. The document shows that on April 30, the day of his inauguration, Washington purchased 3 hat tassels. In May, he purchased 3 pairs of white silk hose and 28 yards livery lace. A note at the bottom states that one pair of hose was for Tobias Lear, who paid for them separately.
Dates: 1789 April 30-May 22

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Harper's Ferry, to Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, 1799 December 17

 Item — Box: 34, Folder: 1799.12.17
Identifier: 2018-SC-073-001
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney writes from Harper's Ferry three days after George Washington's death offering his condolences for this "irrepreable loss" to Tobias Lear, Martha Washington, and Nelly Parke Custis Lewis.
Dates: 1799 December 17

Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart, Abingdon, to Tobias Lear, New York, 1790 February 28

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.
Dates: 1790 February 28

Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart, Mount Vernon, to Tobias Lear, New York, 1790 October 3

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral free franked address panel. Eleanor writes about the lottery and her family, noting that "My Dear Nelly & Wash. are still spoilt by Grand Mama but chearfully obey every word I say to them."
Dates: 1790 October 3

Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart to Tobias Lear, probably 1790 February 7

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents Autograph letter unsigned in the hand of Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart and most likely addressed to Tobias Lear. The letter is dated 7 February with no year but was most likely written in 1790, since it mentions Lear's first marriage, which occured in 1790.
Dates: probably 1790 February 7

Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart to Tobias Lear, New York, 1790 September

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed, undated, with integral free franked address panel. Docketed in Lear's hand as received 2 October 1790. Eleanor writes of her unhappiness at being parted from her children Nelly and Wash.
Dates: 1790 September

Letter, Tobias Lear to Thomas Porter, 1786 November 24

 Item — Box: 11, Folder: 1786.11.24
Identifier: A-607
Scope and Contents Send crimson or blue silk to face flannel waistcoat for the General.
Dates: 1786 November 24

Peter family papers

 Collection
Identifier: RM-1186
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.
Dates: 1772-1932

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Alexander Hamilton, 1800 January 23

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear's response on behalf of Martha to Hamilton's condolence letter.
Dates: 1800 January 23

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Auguste Belin, Philadelphia, 1800 May 15

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear writes on behalf of Martha in response to Auguste Belin's condolence letter on the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 May 15

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Charles H. Atherton, Amherst, New Hampshire, 1800 April 23

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear writes on behalf of Martha Washington in response to Charles H. Atherton's condolence letter on the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 April 23

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Elias Boudinot, 1800 January 18

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear's response on behalf of Martha Washington to Elias Boudinot's condolence letter.
Dates: 1800 January 18

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Gilbert Stuart, 1800 March 10

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 04
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear, writing on behalf of Martha Washington, requests that Gilbert Stuart's original portrait of Washington be given to Martha, in exchange for fair compensation. Lear writes that Martha has expressed no desire for her own portrait, but Lear thinks it would be nice to display alongside the portrait of Washington.
Dates: 1800 March 10

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Henry Knox, 1800 February 9

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 07
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear writes on behalf of Martha in response to Henry Knox's condolence letter on the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 February 9

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Maria S. Ross, 1800 January 10

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear's response to Maria Ross's condolence letter to Martha Washington.
Dates: 1800 January 10

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Peleg Wadsworth, 1800 April 5

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear writes on behalf of Martha in response to Peleg Wadsworth's condolence letter after the death of George Washington. Lear writes that he is enclosing a lock of Washington's hair for Wadsworth's daughter as requested.
Dates: 1800 April 5

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Reverend James Kemp, Cambridge, Maryland, 1800 April 20

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear responds on behalf of Martha Washington to James Kemp's condolence letter after the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 April 20

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Reverend John D. Blair, 1800 April 5

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 27
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear, writing on behalf of Martha Washington, thanks Reverend John D. Blair for sending his condolences and two orations delivered in Richmond on February 22 in honor of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 April 5

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Reverend Samuel Miller, New York, 1800 January 27

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 04
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear's response on behalf of Martha to Samuel Miller's condolence letter on the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 January 27

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Reverend William Rogers, 1800 March 28

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear, on behalf of Martha Washington, thanks William Rogers for sending "a copy of the Religious Exercises, at the time of the Eulogy, at the German Reformed Church."
Dates: 1800 March 28

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Richard Varick, New York, 1800 February 15

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 09
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear writes on behalf of Martha Washington in response to Richard Varick's condolence letter after the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 February 15

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to Theodore Sedgwick, 1800 February 22

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear writing on behalf of Martha in response to Theodore Sedgwick's condolence letter after the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 February 22

Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, to William Griffith, Burlington, New Jersey, 1800 April 23

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear responds on behalf of Martha to William Griffith's condolence letter after the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 April 23