Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829
Found in 344 Collections and/or Records:
A.L.S. 1 page. Mount Vernon. Received copies of George Washington's letters from Chief Justice John Marshall -- will take them to Philadelphia in March -- proposes terms for publication and fee involved -- the Chief Justice thinks there will be 3 volumes. Autograph letter signed, draft. Name on original manuscript appears as "Bush Washington."
Letter, Mount Vernon, to an unidentified newspaper. Bushrod asks that the paper discontinue its ad for sale of part of the Mount Vernon estate.
A.L.S. 2 pages. Mount Vernon. Concerning the executors of Washington's will.
A.L.S. 2 pages. Mount Vernon to Leesburg. Regarding land and rent on the Yorkshire farm.
A.L.S. 2 pages. To Harrison in Leesburg. Regarding rent on the Yorkshire farm.
A.L.S. 2 pages. Mount Vernon. Regarding survey and boundaries of his land at Yorkshire farm.
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.
A.L.S. 1 page. Philadlephia. Disappointed not to have received payment from Mr. Hooe. Wishes to have the business closed.
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.
A.L.S. 2 pages. Mount Vernon. Amounts and payments owed to himself and Mr. Turner by Mr. Hooe.
A.L.S. 2 pages. Blakely. Payments and bonds due him.
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.
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.
A.L.S. 1 page. Bushfield. Re: Shipment of Bushrod's chest and other goods from Philadelphia.
Letter. Is returning the shoes which are not Mrs. Washington's ... please return to rightful owner ... Name does not appear on original manuscript.
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."
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.
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.
Autograph letter, signed. Letter written from Bushrod Washington, to his mother, Hannah Bushrod Washington, about his time in Fredericksburg.
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).
Bushrod Washington, Alexandria, writes to his nephew, John Augustine Washington II, Mount Vernon, regarding books and supply of sugar in the store room. Bushrod asked his nephew to bring to Alexandria some papers from the "press which stands on the walnut chest of drawers in my outward study..." Papers relate to the administration of George Washington's estate. Autograph letter, signed. 1 sheet, partially torn.
Bushrod Washington, Mount Vernon, writes to his nephew, John Augustine Washington, Charlestown Jefferson County Virginia, regarding the price of brandy. Autograph letter, signed. 1 sheet, partial wax seal.
A.L.S. 1 page. Deposited $50 to his credit in the bank of Alexandria.