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Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829


Found in 344 Collections and/or Records:

Account book, settlement of George Washington's estate, 1801-1806

 Item — Box 37, Folder: 1801.00.00
Identifier: A-570
Scope and Contents

Account book, settlement of the estate of George Washington. A.D. 32 pages. Accounts of various people associated with the estate, including money for hire of negroes - "Statement of the accounts of the several legatees for the purpose of explaining them." Autograph document, mostly in hand of Bushrod Washington, laminated, watermarks, no cover, torn or clipped pages included.

Dates: 1801-1806

Account, Estate of George Washington, 1802-1811

 Item — Box 89 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1802.00.00
Identifier: W-1250
Scope and Contents

Account, Estate of Genl. George Washington deceased in account with Bushrod Washington and Lawrence Lewis acting executors

Dates: 1802-1811

Account for taxes on land, Bushrod Washington, 1796, 1798 April 11

 Item — Box 29, Folder: 1796.00.00
Identifier: W-1310/B.68
Scope and Contents

A.D. 1 page. Account for taxes on land. Autograph document, burned fragment only, laminated. On reverse is receipt signed by John Sheppard, dated April 11, 1798, for full amount.

Dates: 1796; 1798 April 11

Address panel of Corbin Washington to Bushrod Washington, Richmond Town, 1797 April 15

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents

Address panel addressed to Bushrod by Corbin Washington. The letter is not extant.

Dates: 1797 April 15

Agreement between Bushrod Washington and Henry Lee, 1798 January 29

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Autograph document signed by Bushrod Washington and Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee, conveying the estate of Belvidere to Washington.

Dates: 1798 January 29

Agreement between Bushrod Washington and Henry Lee, 1795 January 21

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Autograph document signed by Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee. An agreement about a road connecting the Belvedire estate to a canal.

Dates: 1795 January 21

American Bible Society to Bushrod Washington, 1816-1825

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents

Four letters related to Bushrod Washington’s involvement in the American Bible Society.

Dates: 1816-1825

American Sunday School Union to Bushrod Washington, 1829 June 2

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents

Letter informing Bushrod Washington he has been named Vice President of the American Sunday School Union, 1829 June 2

Dates: 1829 June 2

Anna Maria Thomasina Washington to Bushrod Washington, Bath, Morgan County, 1829 August 23

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Letter addressed to "My Dear Uncle" from the wife of Bushrod Corbin Washington.

Dates: 1829 August 23

Articles of agreement, Bushrod Washington, Henry S. Turner, John Hooe, Jr., 1824 August 4

 Item — Box 50, Folder: 1824.08.04
Identifier: 2020-SC-003
Scope and Contents

Autograph document signed in the hand of Bushrod Washington, for the sale of land in Prince William County called Yorkshire Farm.

Dates: 1824 August 4

B. F. Herbert to Bushrod Washington, Philadelphia, 1825 September 25

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Herbert writes that Elizabeth Hamilton is hoping to acquire some of the correspondence between George Washington and Alexander Hamilton.

Dates: 1825 September 25

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

Bill and receipt, Thomas Corcoran to Bushrod Washington, 1805 February 6 and 9

 Item — Box 39, Folder: 1805.02.06
Identifier: RM-54; MS-2109
Scope and Contents

Bill and receipt. $2.25 for shoes, 9.00 for cossaks (boots).

Dates: 1805 February 6 and 9

Bill, George Taylor to Bushrod Washington, 1798 February 12

 Item — Box 31, Folder: 1798.02.12
Identifier: W-821/D
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. Bill for £12.7.6 for restuffing two sofas, repairing frames, castors. Autograph document signed, fragment, docketed, laminated, incomplete watermark. Receipted by Geo. Taylor and co.

Dates: 1798 February 12

Bill, James Thompson to Bushrod Washington, 1798 May 19

 Item — Box 31, Folder: 1798.05.19
Identifier: W-1310/A.73
Scope and Contents

D. 1 page. Bill for £1.1.1/2 for 6 1/2 yds. of painted cloth. Document, fragment, charred by fire, laminated, docketed by B. Washington "J. Thompson pd. [ ] a charge of a fee for [ ]" incomplete watermark.

Dates: 1798 May 19

Bill of sale, John Augustine Washington to Bushrod Washington, 1785 October 17

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 1785.10.17
Identifier: 2022-SC-007-016
Scope and Contents Bill of sale, John Augustine Washington to his son, Bushrod Washington. John Augustine Washington testifies, 'five shillings to me in hand paid by the said Bushrod Washington before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Have Given, Granted, Bargained sold and conveyed...the following Negroe Slaves.." Includes list of slaves by name. Signed by "John Augt. Washington" and witnessed by Jenny [Jane] Washington, Theodorick Lee and Corbin Washington....
Dates: 1785 October 17

Bill, Patton and Butcher to Bushrod Washington, 1800 January 14

 Item — Box 36, Folder: 1800.01.14
Identifier: W-1095
Scope and Contents

D. 1 page. Alexandria. A bill from Paton and Butcher in the amount of £2.6.[7] for leather and shoe thread. (Date from earlier library cataloging; item was microfilmed as an 1808 item.) Document, fragment, docketed by B. Washington, charred by fire, silked.

Dates: 1800 January 14

Bill, Patton and Butcher to Bushrod Washington, 1800 January 23

 Item — Box 36, Folder: 1800.01.23
Identifier: W-821/C
Scope and Contents

Bill. D. 1 page. Bill for 1 coopers-axe 6/6. Document, fragment, endorsed on back, laminated.

Dates: 1800 January 23

Bill, Wray Thomas and Nathaniel Thomas to Bushrod Washington, 1798 May 14

 Item — Box 31, Folder: 1798.05.14
Identifier: W-1310/A.72
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. Bill for £10.0.0 for house rent from Feb. 14-[May 14th] at £40 per annum. Autograph document signed, fragment, charred by fire, laminated, docketed by B. Washington, watermark.

Dates: 1798 May 14

Bills against the executors of George Washington's will, 1818 May-1825 December

 File — Box 45, Folder: 1818.05.00
Identifier: 2019-SC-016-002-010
Scope and Contents

8 bills and 1 undated envelope. Bills charged to Lawrence Lewis and Bushrod Washington as executors of George Washington's estate.

Dates: 1818 May-1825 December

Bond, George Corbin Washington to John Augustine Washington II and Bushrod Washington, 1832

 Item — Box 56, Folder: 1832.00.00
Identifier: A-750
Scope and Contents

Bond. D. 1 page. G.C.W. to pay $711.10 for his shares of stock of Potomac Co., under will of B. Washington, deceased--obligation being he must refund on demand due proportion of any deals or just demands hereafter appearing against B. Washington, deceased. Document, unsigned, [on reverse is form for same transaction with G.C.W-n in his position as trustee for Bushrod Washington Jr.'s children,] watermark.

Dates: 1832

Bond, Henry Lee to Bushrod Washington, 1794 July

 Item — Box 25, Folder: 1794.07.00
Identifier: RM-789; MS-5187
Scope and Contents

D.S. 1 page. Henry Lee of Richmond is "held and firmly bound unto Bushrod Washington his Executors," etc. for sixteen hundred pounds.

Dates: 1794 July

Bookplate, Bushrod Washington, undated no. 18

 Item — Box 81, Folder: undated no. 18
Identifier: A-698
Scope and Contents

Bushrod Washington bookplate. Torn, part missing, laminated.Similar to G.W.'s bookplate.

Dates: undated no. 18

Bunker Hill Monument Association to Bushrod Washington, 1825 August 9

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 30
Scope and Contents

Letter from Edward Everett informing Bushrod Washington that he has been named an honorary member of the Bunker Hill Monument Association.

Dates: 1825 August 9

Burial request, Bushrod Washington to David Calwell, 1829 November 14

 Item — Box 54, Folder: 1829.11.14
Identifier: A-301.288
Scope and Contents Possibly from John Augustine Washington. A.D. Requests interview to be confidential--doesn't know how his case will end, and has aversion to usual practices [at death]--his body not to be restrained in any way, not to be buried until signs of decay are seen--coffin to have holes bored in lid and sides [for air] in case of resuscitation--directions for removing his body to Mt. Vernon--nephew John [Augustine] Washington has been asked to come up. Autograph document, laminated, watermark...
Dates: 1829 November 14

Bushrod Corbin Washington, Norristown, to Bushrod Washington, Philadelphia, 1823 April 12

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Bushrod Corbin Washington writes his uncle that he is on the trail of Charles and Nathan, two of Bushrod's enslaved workers.

Dates: 1823 April 12

Bushrod Washington bookplate, 1800s

 Item — Box 1, Folder: BUSHROD WASHINGTON 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection of Washington forgeries and bookplates from the 19th and 20th centuries measures 1 linear foot. Found within the collection are forged Washington documents from notorious forgers Robert Spring, Joseph Cosey, and Charles Weisberg, as well as unidentified forgeries. The collection also contains bookplates – originals, restrikes, and spurious copies – from the Washington family and correspondence related to the sale of forgeries.

Dates: 1800s

Bushrod Washington family papers

 Collection — Shelf D:7
Identifier: RM-1174
Content Description The Bushrod Washington Family Papers consist of documents gathered by the descendants of the first President of the United States, George Washington. The collection comprises an assortment of correspondence and legal documents documenting the lives and property ownership of several branches of the Washington family. The collection is organized into five series: Correspondence, Legal Documents, Social, Miscellaneous, and Indenture Notices (Land Deeds).The Correspondence series,...
Dates: 1662-1835