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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:

E. R. Lippitt to John Augustine Washington III, 1849 March 19

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1849.03.19
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Warwick to Mount Vernon. Lippitt hopes Augustine can assist Dr. Alexander in recommending Lippitt for a job. Repaired with tape, with partial loss of text.

Dates: 1849 March 19

Edmund Plowden to John Augustine Washington III, 1853 February 24

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1853.02.24
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Bushwood. Plowden writes planning a meeting with other legislators to prepare for passage of a law to protect from gill netters. He requests that Augustine come to Washington to address them on the matter.

Dates: 1853 February 24

Edmund Plowden to John Augustine Washington III, 1853 July 11

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1853.07.11
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Annapolis. Plowden writes that the bill to ban gilling nets will not be brought up in the Maryland Legislature, mostly due to people from Charles and Prince Georges counties.

Dates: 1853 July 11

Edmund Plowden to John Augustine Washington III, 1856 February 4

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1856.02.04
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Annapolis to Alexandria. Plowden wants to know when the Virginia Legislature will pass a similar law to the one the Maryland Legislature passed in 1854 to stop gill netting. If that does not happen, the Maryland law will be repealed.

Dates: 1856 February 4

Edward H. Herbert to John Augustine Washington III, 1848 September 16

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1848.02.28
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Norfolk to Alexandria. Discussion of Nansemond land. Says there will be great difficulty in establishing its lines as only one tree is left from the original plat. Additionally all the timber has long since been cut and much of the land is claimed by others. Wants to know what price in cash he would take for it.

Dates: 1848 September 16

Eleanor Love Selden, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1843 September 2

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-4326
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Disappointed in trip to Walnut Farm. Supposes Augustine has arrived at Mount Vernon. Death of Mrs. Mason.

Dates: 1843 September 2

Eleanor Love Selden, Exeter, to John Augustine Washington III, 1842 October 10

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-4319
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After receiving her father’s permission to respond to Augustine’s letter, she writes that she has never before attempted such a letter. Expresses her feelings for him.

Dates: 1842 October 10

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Baltimore, to John Augustine Washington III, 1846 December 2

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6
Identifier: MS-4359
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Aunt Eliza doing well. Nelly went to hear Hertz play: He is “one of the most celebrated performers on the piano.” Does not understand Anne’s letter.

Dates: 1846 December 2

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Baltimore, to John Augustine Washington III, 1846 December 8

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: MS-4360
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Short letter. Chastises Augustine for not writing. Asks “is it because your wife is not of sufficient importance to you to write to her.”

Dates: 1846 December 8

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Baltimore, to John Augustine Washington III, 1846 December 15

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: MS-4362
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“I shall be ready to go any day that you can come for me.” Asks for mutton suet and cat mint.

Dates: 1846 December 15

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Baltimore, to John Augustine Washington III,, 1848 September 12

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 10
Identifier: MS-4373
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“Our dear child is quite well again [Louisa].” Hopes to hear from Augustine soon. Postscript, “Dear little Molly [Mary Selden Page] continues I think to improve.”

Dates: 1848 September 12

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Baltimore, to John Augustine Washington III, 1849 September 15

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 11
Identifier: MS-4379
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Arrived Thursday evening. Requests more money to buy things for the winter. Mentions Aunt Maria, Rebecca and Dr. Tabb, and Aunt Eliza.

Dates: 1849 September 15

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Baltimore, to John Augustine Washington III, 1849 September 28

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 11
Identifier: MS-4381
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Daughter Eliza sick past ten days. “Louisa and Jenny talk incessantly about you.” Nelly has been walking a good deal.

Dates: 1849 September 28

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1843 September 14

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-4328
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If Augustine is detained, their separation will be nearly three weeks. Delivered messages to Dick. Recent storm caused flooding and destroyed fencing.

Dates: 1843 September 14

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1844 September 26

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-4332
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Bridal party arrived [for wedding of Christian Maria and Richard Washington]. Asks Augustine to get a new pair of boots or have his mended.

Dates: 1844 September 26

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1844 October 21

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: MS-4335
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No time fixed for Dick’s [Richard Washington] marriage. Will Augustine get the baby a pair of shoes? Penciled note by Augustine possibly noting property lines.

Dates: 1844 October 21

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1845 August 29

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-4341
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Discusses weather. Mr. Stuart arrived. “Louisa has completely retrieved her character since you left.” Letter continues September 2nd. Nelly “left Blakeley yesterday morning to spend this week with Aunt Maria and Anne.

Dates: 1845 August 29

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1845 September 15

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-4346
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Delivery and payment of wheat. Louisa is well. Christian Washington already named her daughter Elizabeth. Old Mr. [John] Sinclair died and his slaves are to be sold.

Dates: 1845 September 15

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1846 September 29

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6
Identifier: MS-4356
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Daughter Jenny and other family members illl. Cousin Thomas and Noblet returned last week. Postscript asking for money for children’s dresses.

Dates: 1846 September 29

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1848 June 22

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: MS-4367
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Discusses harvest and rain. Jack and Anne drove up this morning. “If there are any damsons, I wish you would have some preserved.”

Dates: 1848 June 22

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1848 July 4

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: MS-4488
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Hopes Augustine had a pleasant trip and “felt no evil effects from crabs and oysters.” Nelly treated Louisa’s illness with calomel and oil. Sorry to hear that Mr. Moore the overseer took a wife. Enclosed note and postscript regarding letter from Sister Mary.

Dates: 1848 July 4

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1848 August 3

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: MS-4370
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“It has been nearly three weeks since my confinement…” Uncle Bushrod [Washington] leaves for the Salt Sulphur on Monday.

Dates: 1848 August 3

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1848 August 18

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: MS-4371
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Nelly and Augustine have been apart nine weeks. Describes her recovery and the new baby [Eliza]. General Rust [new owner of Exeter] traveled up on Sunday.

Dates: 1848 August 18

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1849 August 21

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 11
Identifier: MS-4377
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Cary was thrown over his horse’s head. Mrs. Carter died last night. Daughter Eliza goes looking for Augustine. Nelly makes requests and gives instructions for making preserves, “and please don’t forget my hen house.”

Dates: 1849 August 21

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1850 October 2

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 12
Identifier: MS-4386
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“Old Dolly gave me the letter I enclose about ten days ago…” Sister Mary wrote after her confinement. Today is Harriet’s wedding day.

Dates: 1850 October 2

Eleanor Love Selden Washington, Blakeley, to John Augustine Washington III, 1858 July 26

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: MS-4417
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Gives preserving instructions for slaves Sarah and Matilda. Secret engagement of Andrew Kennedy. Asks about having the dining room fixed. Anne is sick with dysentery.

Dates: 1858 July 26