Washington, John Augustine, III, 1821-1861
- Existence: 1821-1861
- Existence: 1821 - 1861
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
A.L.S. to Mount Vernon. Jane writes in response to Augustine's letter dated March 7, 1842 that Gabriel Johnson, the enslaved man who ran away from Mount Vernon, has arrived at Jane's plantation. Jane writes, "Please come up without delay." Autograph letter signed with integral address panel.
Autograph letter intialed with integral address panel. Jane writes about the baptism of John Augustine's daughter Louisa and other family news, including the sale of Selby by Hannah Lee Washington and the marriage of her son Richard to his cousin Christian Maria. She also writes about crops and finding a good overseer. She adds, "I am very sorry you cannot commence the repairs at [Mount Vernon] this autumn. The buildings are getting in ruinous condition."
Letter from John Augustine Washington III to his mother mentioning his poor health, West Ford, an enslaved woman named Betty, and the state of affairs at Mount Vernon. A note to "Dearest Mother" is added on at the end of the letter by John Augustine's sister, Anna Maria Alexander.
Mount Vernon to Charlestown. Tells mother of proposing to Nelly; describes horse races; financial matters.
Mount Vernon to Blakeley. Farm news; selling slave; thoughts on banks, family wishes.
Autograph letter signed. Leesburg. N. Herbert, a cousin of John Augustine, writes about Alfred, an enslaved man who escaped from Mount Vernon and voluntarily surrendered himself to the Loudon County Jail in Leesburg. Herbert writes that slave traders Joseph Bruin of Alexandria and William Bale of Exeter were inquiring about Alfred but recommends that Augustine keep him.