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Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829

 Person

Found in 335 Collections and/or Records:

Bushrod Washington, Mount Vernon, to Elizabeth Hamilton, 1818 November 27

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 21
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Autograph letter signed. Draft copy. Bushrod tells Elizabeth Hamilton that he has written to Chief Justice John Marshall about the Alexander Hamilton and George Washington correspondence that she has requested.

Dates: 1818 November 27

Bushrod Washington, Mount Vernon, to General van Suchtelen, 1818 August 10

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 21
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Draft copy. Bushrod writes to General Jan Pieter van Suchtelen, the Russian Minister at Stockholm, in response to his request for "manuscript specimens of the handwriting of some of our most illustrious citizens." Bushrod says he is sending manuscripts written by John Marshall, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, John Jay, and George Washington.

Dates: 1818 August 10

Bushrod Washington, Mount Vernon, to John Marshall, 1818 August 10

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 21
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Autograph letter signed. Bushrod asks Marshall to look through the Washington letters in his possession and send any related to Alexander Hamilton to Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton.

Dates: 1818 August 10

Bushrod Washington, Mount Vernon, to W. L. M. Spotswood, 1826 December 4

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 13
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Autograph letter signed. Copy. Bushrod writes to a son of Alexander Spotswood regarding payment owed to the estate of George Washington.

Dates: 1826 December 4

Bushrod Washington to Betty Carter, 1829 August 1

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-3605
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Wellesley to Audley. Business transaction in Jefferson County.

Dates: 1829 August 1

Bushrod Washington to Lawrence Lewis, 1809 February 3

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 5
Identifier: MS-3604
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From Mount Vernon. Execution of George Washington's estate and Lawrence Lewis' debt to Bushrod Washington.

Dates: 1809 February 3

Bushrod Washington to Martha Washington, 1800 January 4

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 28
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Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Bushrod Washington, Walnut Farm, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon. Bushrod writes to Martha about purchasing corn from Colonel Washington.

Dates: 1800 January 4

Bushrod Washington, Washington, to James A. Hamilton, 1822 March 12

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 21
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Autograph letter signed. Draft copy. Bushrod writes to James Hamilton about correspondence between George Washington and Alexander Hamilton that was requested by Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton.

Dates: 1822 March 12

Bushrod Washington's burial instructions, 1829 November 14

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 17
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Autograph document in unidentified hand, recording "confidential communication" received from Bushrod Washington with instructions for his burial.

Dates: 1829 November 14

Bushrod Washington's instruction regarding the bequest of his law books, 1835 October 28

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 17
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Autograph document signed R. J. Taylor. In his will, Bushrod Washington instructed that his law books be retained at Mount Vernon by John Augustine Washington II until his nephew Bushrod Washington Herbert turns twenty-one. Then, Herbert will inherit the books if at that time he is "destined to the bar" and determined to practice law.

Dates: 1835 October 28

Charles Caldwell, Philadelphia, to Bushrod Washington, 1814 May 13

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 4
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Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Caldwell asks Bushrod for help gathering information for biographies he is writing of John Randolph and Captain Lewis Warrington.

Dates: 1814 May 13

Circular letter, Bushrod Washington and Lawrence Lewis to Robert Lewis, 1817 November 27

 Item — Box 45, Folder: 1817.11.27
Identifier: A-657
Scope and Contents Circular letter, L.S. 1 page. A printed letter to legatees of George Washington's estate regarding Henry Banks' claim to the Kentucky land forming part of the estate -- Banks's claim is good and he has agreed to make equal division of land -- his agent will sell it and divide proceeds -- legatees need either to return a power of attorney in this matter or, if they desire to deal separately, contact Banks themselves. Letter signed, integral cover, (addressed in hand of L. Lewis), laminated)....
Dates: 1817 November 27

Complaint, Bushrod and Corbin Washington against Fielding Lewis and George Noble, undated no. 128

 Item — Box 85, Folder: undated no. 128
Identifier: RM-115; MS-2311
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A.D.S. Bushrod and Corbin Washington as Executors of John Augustine Washington, deceased, bring complaint against Lewis and Noble for non-payment of bond due John Augustine. Document signed, but not by the concerned parties.

Dates: undated no. 128

Copy of decree of George Washington's Executors vs. L. W. McCarty Spotswood and others, 1826 November 7

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 14
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Manuscript copy of "George Washington's Executors against L. W. McCarty Spotswood & others and Mary D. Washington against George Washington's Executors."

Dates: 1826 November 7

Copy of petition Washington's Executors vs. Washington's Legatees, 1826

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 14
Content Description From the Collection: 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: 1826

Copy of the last will and testament of Bushrod Washington, 1830 February 12

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 19
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A copy of Bushrod Washington's will in the Fairfax County Court. Includes instructions for the division of the Mount Vernon property, library, and enslaved population, with instructions that land should be given to West Ford.

Dates: 1830 February 12

Corbin Washington, Needwood, to Bushrod Washington, Philadelphia, 1783 August 18

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 01
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Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Corbin writes that he had planned to visit Bushrod in Philadelphia but lacks the funds and clothing. He asks on behalf of their father if Bushrod can send books: Horace, Euclid, Cicero's Orations, and a Westminster Greek grammar published in 1754.

Dates: 1783 August 18