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Washington, John Augustine, III, 1821-1861

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1821-1861
  • Existence: 1821 - 1861

Found in 685 Collections and/or Records:

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1858 March 27

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1858.03.27
Scope and Contents

Discusses the possibility of payments from various people. Cary is now a “full fledged ‘Doctor Medicine’” but does not look at all more venerable. William assures Augustine that his note in Bank will be paid at maturity.

Dates: 1858 March 27

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1858 June 8

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1858.06.08
Scope and Contents

William thanks Augustine for two barrels of herrings. He is sorry the fishing season was so “unfavourable” and is sorry to hear of Nelly’s illness. Hopes the children will visit them soon. Discusses upcoming payments by various women on bonds to him.

Dates: 1858 June 8

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1858 June 9

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1858.06.09
Scope and Contents

William urges Nelly to come stay with them and have her baby there. Intends to buy Dr. Eichelberger’s practice for Cary.

Dates: 1858 June 9

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1858 August 17

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1858.08.17
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William writes that he is sending two Bashear ploughs. He describes the death of Mrs. Turner.

Dates: 1858 August 17

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1858 September 7

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1858.09.07
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William writes that Jenny will be returning to Mrs. Barton’s school, and $300 is required at this time. Cary is not doing well. He assures Augustine that his children are well with them.

Dates: 1858 September 7

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1858 October 29

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1858.10.09
Scope and Contents

William writes about a draft for $5000, with Dick the drawer, Alexander the endorser, and Augustine the acceptor and payer.

Dates: 1858 October 29

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1858 December 3

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1858.12.03
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William reports on Cary’s improved health and writes that he feels great anxiety about him. Mrs. Bennett wants his farm but needs time. Urges Augustine not to worry about Jenny.

Dates: 1858 December 3

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1859 January 27

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1859.01.27
Scope and Contents

William has purchased 50 bushels of clover seed for Augustine. He writes that Cary is failing “very perceptibly.”

Dates: 1859 January 27

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1859 February

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1859.02
Scope and Contents

William tells Augustine he received the check for $2,000 and requests an additional $1,000, which will “make me much more comfortable.”

Dates: 1859 February

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1859 February 11

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1859.02.11
Scope and Contents

Account of shipment of clover seed. Mourning Cary’s death. Cary had great faith and knew he was dying.

Dates: 1859 February 11

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1859 April 14

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1859.04.14
Scope and Contents

William writes that he and Charlotte will visit in the week after Easter. Charley will come home for Easter vacation to “overhaul his wardrobe & prepare him for the spring.” Jenny’s board and tuition are paid, and he furnished $10 for travel expenses. The crops are doing well. Is sorry to hear of the ill success of Augustine’s fisheries.

Dates: 1859 April 14

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1859 June 29

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1859.06.29
Scope and Contents

William received two barrels of fine herrings by railroad. They had been misdirected to Winchester. The crops are doing well. He urges Augustine to leave Mount Vernon to avoid sickness.

Dates: 1859 June 29

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1859 July 11

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1859.07.11
Scope and Contents

Hannah’s husband met his sons in Berryville and “made them sundry presents of money & clothes.”

Dates: 1859 July 11

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1860 February 16

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1860.02.16
Scope and Contents

William writes that he is sending 4 bushels of clover seed and gives an account of it.

Dates: 1860 February 16

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1861 March 4

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1861.03.14
Scope and Contents

William recommends that Augustine break up Cousin Hannah’s establishment. Her store accounts have been going unpaid, and she has many unpaid bills. If something is not done soon, William will relinquish his trusteeship.

Dates: 1861 March 4

William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: undated
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William wants to meet with Thomas Washington to determine how close they can come in the price of Wakefield.

Dates: undated

William H. McFarland to John Augustine Washington III, 1858 February 2

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1858.02.02
Scope and Contents

Richmond. McFarland invites Augustine to the celebration of Washington’s birthday on February 22 in Richmond.

Dates: 1858 February 2

W.S. Underwood, George Washington Parke Custis, and Samuel Benson to John Augustine Washington III, 1857 January 16

 File — Box: 16
Scope and Contents

Copy. Encloses resolutions of United State Agricultural Society for the purchase of Mount Vernon in order to establish a national institute for the promotion of agriculture, and requests his reply to the proposal. ER-4296, RM-524

Dates: 1857 January 16