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Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829

 Person

Found in 335 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, Bushrod Washington to an unidentified newspaper, 1816 July 30

 Item — Box 45, Folder: 1816.07.30
Identifier: RM-398; MS-2531
Scope and Contents

Letter, Mount Vernon, to an unidentified newspaper. Bushrod asks that the paper discontinue its ad for sale of part of the Mount Vernon estate.

Dates: 1816 July 30

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Burr W. Harrison, 1824 June 24

 Item — Box 50, Folder: 1824.06.24
Identifier: RM-968; MS-5530
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Mount Vernon. Concerning the executors of Washington's will.

Dates: 1824 June 24

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Burr W. Harrison, 1825 May 4

 Item — Box 51, Folder: 1825.05.04
Identifier: RM-968; MS-5531
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Mount Vernon to Leesburg. Regarding land and rent on the Yorkshire farm.

Dates: 1825 May 4

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Burr W. Harrison, 1825 July 18

 Item — Box 51, Folder: 1825.07.18
Identifier: RM-968; MS-5533
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. To Harrison in Leesburg. Regarding rent on the Yorkshire farm.

Dates: 1825 July 18

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Burr W. Harrison, 1825 December 13

 Item — Box 51, Folder: 1825.12.13
Identifier: RM-968; MS-5534
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Mount Vernon. Regarding survey and boundaries of his land at Yorkshire farm.

Dates: 1825 December 13

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Burr W. Harrison, 1825 December 29

 Item — Box 51, Folder: 1825.12.29
Identifier: R-968; MS-5535
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Mount Vernon. His lawyer writes that no bond was found in chancery court. Mr. Harrison should let him know if there is one filed in the court where the judgment was rendered.

Dates: 1825 December 29

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Burr W. Harrison, 1826 March 30

 Item — Box 51, Folder: 1826.03.30
Identifier: RM-968; MS-5536
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Philadlephia. Disappointed not to have received payment from Mr. Hooe. Wishes to have the business closed.

Dates: 1826 March 30

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Burr W. Harrison, 1826 May 10

 Item — Box 51, Folder: 1826.05.10
Identifier: RM-968; MS-5537
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Letter discusses payments on bonds and when payments on bonds are due - stresses the importance of comparing contracts and bonds. Autograph letter signed, seal, docketed.

Dates: 1826 May 10

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Burr W. Harrison, 1826 June 2

 Item — Box 52, Folder: 1826.06.02
Identifier: RM-968; MS-5538
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Mount Vernon. Amounts and payments owed to himself and Mr. Turner by Mr. Hooe.

Dates: 1826 June 2

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Burr W. Harrison, 1826 August 23

 Item — Box 52, Folder: 1826.08.23
Identifier: RM-968; MS-5539

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Charles Lewis, 1823 May 16

 Item — Box 49, Folder: 1823.05.16
Identifier: A-371
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter, signed. "Bush. Washington" writes to Charles Lewis Esq, regarding a possible arbitration or suit. Letter mentions Mr.Thomas Swann, Mr. Robert I. Taylor, and Mr. Walter Jones. Handwritten note at the bottom.

Dates: 1823 May 16

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Charles Simms, 1801 August 21

 Item — Box 37, Folder: 1801.08.21
Identifier: A-366.68
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Autograph letter signed, mounted, watermark (1794), with part of cover. Name on original manuscript appears as "B. Washington." Encloses note for $875. for discount at the bank, and intends to present the necessary draft on Monday next.

Dates: 1801 August 21

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Colonel Fitzgerald, 1784 May 6

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 1784.05.06
Identifier: RM-115; MS-2309
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Bushfield. Re: Shipment of Bushrod's chest and other goods from Philadelphia.

Dates: 1784 May 6

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Dear Sir, 1825 July 19

 Item — Box 51, Folder: 1825.07.19
Identifier: RM-173; MS-2520
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 2 pages. Mount Vernon. Bushrod reports that he commenced cleaning the ditch in his large meadow but after riding to the meadow he found all hands would be required to take care of the hay which he plans to finish during the week. He thanks his neighbor for his offer to do the ditch but thinks he has the power to do it with his own help. He plans to invest some money and wants to purchase a share in the Dismal Swamp, if the sum is too large he would like to buy the share on...
Dates: 1825 July 19

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Elizabeth Powel, 1804 May 10

 Item — Box 39, Folder: 1804.05.10
Identifier: A-417.46
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 2 pages. Bushrod writes to his "dear friend" Elizabeth Willing Powel that when he inherited Mount Vernon, he had to buy "new furniture for all the rooms of that extensive building" and farm machinery as well -- he borrowed money for this and the loan is due soon -- his wheat crop and the fishery both failed, however -- so he asks "with a little embarrassment" to borrow the amount from her, but insists on paying interest which she refused to accept on an earlier occasion. Autograph...
Dates: 1804 May 10

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Elizabeth Scott Rankin, 1820 August 19

 Item — Box 45, Folder: 1820.08.19
Identifier: RM-61; MS-2132
Scope and Contents

Letter. Is returning the shoes which are not Mrs. Washington's ... please return to rightful owner ... Name does not appear on original manuscript.

Dates: 1820 August 19

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1797 April 4

 Item — Box 29, Folder: 1797.04.04
Identifier: MSS-245
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 3 pages. Richmond to Hannah Washington, Bushfield. Distressed over health of his niece--hopes she will be spared to them [probably Mary Lee Washington, b. 1795 - d. 1827, daughter of his brother Corbin]--"She is the picture of two beloved angels"--business with Col. [Wm. A.] Washington--pay Mr. Rice for horse bought of him--Nancy [wife, Anne Blackburn Washington] will be delighted to send her all of her books. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked "[ ] April 1797",...
Dates: 1797 April 4

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1789 June 21

 Item — Box 14, Folder: 1789.06.21
Identifier: R-181; MSS-756
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Alexandria. Discusses religion ... suggests his mother rise early and ride before breakfast ... glad she is rid of Sorrel ... welcome to molasses sugar ... will not be diffident in requesting favors of her ... glad to hear wheat, barley, and clover are so fine ... agricultural advice ... Name on original manuscript appears as "B. Washington."

Dates: 1789 June 21

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1778 March 13

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 1778.03.13
Identifier: RM-1194
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter, signed. Letter written from Bushrod Washington, to his mother, Hannah Bushrod Washington, about his time in Fredericksburg.

Dates: 1778 March 13

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1778 May 11

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 1778.05.11
Identifier: RM-1064; MS-5706
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Bushrod Washington writes his mother (Hannah Bushrod Washington) while a student at William and Mary College at age 16. He writes about world affairs and his activities at William and Mary. Autograph letter signed, address panel on verso.

Dates: 1778 May 11

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1779 October 29

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 1779.10.29
Identifier: RM-238; MS-2721
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Tells of his safe arrival at Wakefield and comments on the health of the family. Asks for his grandmother's shoes which he has forgotten and other personal matters. Autograph letter signed, with integral cover docketed by Col. John A. Washington of Bushfield by Jerry.

Dates: 1779 October 29

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1783 July 1

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 1783.07.01
Identifier: R-181; MSS-755
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 8 pages. Indebted to her for her faithful correspondence ... hopes to shorten stay in Phila., by devoting all his time to law. ... reflects on his first 21 yrs ... is sending his portrait, painted by Henry Benbridge. Expresses his opinion of the picture. Concern about his sister Milly's cusses education of women in general and especially his sister's. Desires her to learn music and French if any tutors can still be found in Va. If not, will tutor her himself when he returns. Believes...
Dates: 1783 July 1

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1783 June 7

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 1783.06.07
Identifier: 2022-SC-007-003
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection of historic manuscripts dates from 1607-1933, with the bulk of materials dating from 1738-1868. The correspondence, journals and diaries, legal and financial records, estate documents, and printed ephemera in the collection primarily relate to the Washington and Custis families, the Revolutionary War, and society life in antebellum Washington D.C. and Virginia.

Portions of this collection have been digitized, as noted in the item-level descriptions.

Dates: 1783 June 7

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1783 April 12

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 1783.04.12
Identifier: 2022-SC-007-002
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection of historic manuscripts dates from 1607-1933, with the bulk of materials dating from 1738-1868. The correspondence, journals and diaries, legal and financial records, estate documents, and printed ephemera in the collection primarily relate to the Washington and Custis families, the Revolutionary War, and society life in antebellum Washington D.C. and Virginia.

Portions of this collection have been digitized, as noted in the item-level descriptions.

Dates: 1783 April 12

Letter, Bushrod Washington to James Reid, 1797 November 14

 Item — Box 30, Folder: 1797.11.14
Identifier: RM-378; MS-2462
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Richmond. Reid must have been a client. Bushrod instructs him in the correct procedure for serving a decree on the defendants in an unidentified suit. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, (Richmond Postal Mark).

Dates: 1797 November 14

Letter, Bushrod Washington to James Reid, 1807 March 10

 Item — Box 41, Folder: 1807.03.10
Identifier: A-409
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 1 page. Mount Vernon. As Bushrod is leaving home for an extended period he asks to leave charge of nephews John and Bushrod [Corbin ?] Washington, who are in school, to Reid -- asks Reid to furnish them with any clothing or other articles they need -- no extravagances -- and 2 or 3 dollars a month pocket money. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, laminated. Note while the letter appears to be addressed to 'James New,' the editors at the Washington Papers discovered that Bushrod...
Dates: 1807 March 10

Letter, Bushrod Washington to John Wickham, 1816 August 30

 Item — Box 45, Folder: 1816.08.30
Identifier: RM-1222
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Deposited $50 to his credit in the bank of Alexandria.

Dates: 1816 August 30

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Judge Richard Peters, 1804 May 21

 Item — Box 39, Folder: 1804.05.21
Identifier: A-642
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 1 page. Mount Vernon. Bushrod writes that he is convinced the fire at Mt. Vernon was set by an incendiary, but he knows not whom to suspect -- he can impute no motive to any of his "domestics," all of whom exerted themselves to extinguish the fire -- still, great damage was done -- Mrs. Washington's health was impaired by the alarm, though she is recovering. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexa May 22," watermark. Name on original manuscript appears as...
Dates: 1804 May 21

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Julia Ann Blackburn Washington, 1809 April 24

 Item — Box 42, Folder: 1809.04.24
Identifier: RM-538; MS-4182
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Philadelphia. Expresses his happiness that her health has improved, apparently due to the efficity of a medicinal concoction of his own devise. Describes his heavy work schedule of Supreme Court cases and a visit to a circus, which he enjoyed immensely.

Dates: 1809 April 24

Letter, Bushrod Washington to Justice Smith Thompson, 1825 October 6

 Item — Box 51, Folder: 1825.10.06
Identifier: A-366
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 2 pages. Philadelphia. To Thompson at the Supreme Court of the U.S. Didn't write sooner because he wanted to examine Thompson's decisions carefully -- then "our domestic misfortunes occurred, which compelled me to take my family to the mountains" -- apologizing for his resulting silence, Bushrod then writes out his opinion on the several decisions made by Thompson, concurring in all. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, laminated, watermarked (M). Name on original...
Dates: 1825 October 6