Washington, Charles, 1738-1799
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Bond of indenture witnessed and signed by Charles Washington.
Bond, James Crane, John Crane, and Ephraim Washington to John Augustine Washington, Charles Washington, and James Nourse, 1782 October 23
D.S. 2 pages. Bond. "We James Crane, John Crane and Ephraim Washington do promise to pay to John Augt. Washington, Charles Washington or James Nourse as executors to the estate of Sam[uel] Washington dec[eased] ... the sum of one Hundred and Eighteen Pounds Six Shillings ..." on or before April 3, 1783. On verso, John A. Washington endorses the bond.
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.
A.L.S. 1 page. Happy Retreat, near Charles Town. Congratulations on marriage--family is well--Mr. Crowe's money to be paid--saw G.A.W.'s property advertised in paper in Genl.'s name in Fredericksburg--Mr. John Briscoe desires to buy Whiting's place--write by Mr. McCray who comes to spend winter with them. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed by G.A.W., directed "Hon'd by Mr. McCray." Name on original manuscript appears as "Cha. Washington."
List of land, including new patents in Frederick City, left to Samuel Washington and John Augustine Washington by their older half-brother Lawrence Washington. The list also notes that 3,569 acres were given to Charles Washington.
D.S. 1 page. Appoints Burgess Ball attorney in his own behalf for division of estate of his mother, Mary Washington. Poor condition. Document signed, fragment, laminated, badly charred by fire, docketed Chs. Washi[ngton] Powe[r of Attorney]. Signed by Chas. Washington. Witnessed by M. Frame and Fielding Augusting Lewis.