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Chew, Louisa Fontaine Washington, 1844-1927


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Beebe collection of Washington family papers

 Collection — Shelf D:5
Identifier: RM-710
Content Description

This collection includes correspondence between John Augustine Washington III and his mother and wife, as well as other family members, mostly dealing with family matters and running Mount Vernon.

Dates: 1818-1861; Majority of material found within 1840-1850

John Augustine Washington III, Blakeley, to Louisa Fontaine Washington and Eleanor Love Selden Washington, 1852 February 12

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: MS-4398
Scope and Contents

Mother is better. “I have been purchasing negroes—and am in negotiation for others…” Gives instructions for “grubbing and ploughing.” Overseer position. Includes letter to daughter Louisa on same sheet regarding various cousins.

Dates: 1852 February 12

Letter, Lou to Fontaine Lippitt, undated, April 30

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 18
Identifier: MS-4887
Scope and Contents

Waveland to Halltown. Family visits and greetings; John A. Washington gone to Richmond to join General Lee’s staff.

Dates: undated, April 30

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Archival Object 3
Collection 1
Slavery 1