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Stuart, David, 1753-1814



  • Existence: 1753-1814
  • Existence: 1753 - 1814

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, David Stuart to Robert Beverley, 1811 July 29

 Item — Box: 42, Folder: 1811.07.29
Identifier: W-1459/B; A-320
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Note asking Mr. Beverley to send $26.4 by the bearer. Robert Beverly was executor of William A. Washington's estate. Autograph letter signed, quarter sheet.

Dates: 1811 July 29

Letter, David Stuart to Timothy Pickering, 1806

 Item — Box: 40, Folder: 1806.00.00
Identifier: A-832
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 3 pages. Deals with two letters reputedly written by G.W. to [Thomas Jefferson] after the Mazzei letter [Thos. Jefferson to Philip Mazzei, Ap. 24, 1796; famous controversial letter, after which G.W. was said never to have written T.J. again]--Tobias Lear employed by Judge W-n to assort the General's papers, and letters now missing, plus a diary for important presidential years--[accuses no one, but implies Lear took them]--tries to reconcile General's statement [that he never wrote...
Dates: 1806

Letter, John Minor to David Stuart, 1810 August 4

 Item — Box: 42, Folder: 1810.08.04
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Includes account of fees against Stuart at the end of the letter with entries from 1806 to 1810. Addressed to "Doctor David Stuart, Ossian Hall, Fairfax County." Docketed "Genl. Minor acct."

Dates: 1810 August 4

Letter, John Minor to David Stuart, 1813 April 28

 Item — Box: 43, Folder: 1813.04.28
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Previously sent remittance of a balance owed back to him. Discusses a Superior Court suit of Mr. Washington. Addressed to "Doctr. David Stuart, Ossian Hall, near Alexandria." Docketed "Genl. Minor" with date.

Dates: 1813 April 28

Letter, to David Stuart, 1798 February 26

 Item — Box: 13, Folder: 1798.02.26
Identifier: RM-1217.002
Scope and Contents

Three page letter written from Mount Vernon that shows Washington’s frustration with his adopted grandson.

Dates: 1798 February 26

Letter, to David Stuart, 1790 April 11

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1790.04.11
Identifier: W-430
Scope and Contents

Consents to agreement with Mr. Alexander in order to avoid a legal decision -- forwarded it to Lund Washington -- question of assumption not taken up yet -- it has been fully discussed and majority will be small on whichever side wins -- will not send the original papers [pertaining to above agreement] to him in Williamsburg.

Dates: 1790 April 11

Letter, to David Stuart, 1796 February 7

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 1796.02.07, Folder: OUT
Identifier: A-508.2
Scope and Contents Washington encloses an advertisement which he plans to put in various gazettes and newspapers -- he confides in secrecy his plan to rent his farms & the dower slaves -- he may even interest associations in England or Scotland in farms through advertisements in gazettes -- the intermarriage of dower negroes with others and those on neighboring farms will cause affecting & trying consequences, so Washington cautions Stuart to make no mention of the plan for the present -- he doesn't...
Dates: 1796 February 7

Letter, William Stuart to David Stuart, 1802 January 20

 Item — Box: 37, Folder: 1802.01.20
Identifier: R-230; MSS-1016
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. New Kent. Concerns a shipment of wheat ... no demand for wheat or corn ... cider here for Mrs. W-n; will send some to Norfolk at first opportunity ... Had to get a new cog wheel for the mill ... Richmond market full of meat of all kind; cattle and sheep still on my hands ... Autograph letter signed, integral cover.

Dates: 1802 January 20

Receipt, John Littlejohn to David Stuart, 1814 February 21

 Item — Box: 44, Folder: 1814.02.21
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. John Littlejohn, collector of the revenue for the 22nd collection district of Virginia, collects duty of $10.00 from David Stuart for and upon a four wheel carriage called a coachee which is owned by Stuart.

Dates: 1814 February 21

Receipt of legacy left to Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart by Martha Washington, 1802 July 23

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

Receipt written by Dr. David Stuart for the receipt from Thomas Peter for five guineas, the leagcy left by Martha Washington to Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart.

Dates: 1802 July 23

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Correspondence 4
Advertisements 1
Domestic animals 1
Slavery 1
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Trials, litigation, etc. 1