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Washington, Charles, 1738-1799


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bond, James Crane, John Crane, and Ephraim Washington to John Augustine Washington, Charles Washington, and James Nourse, 1782 October 23

 Item — Box 7, Folder: 1782.10.23
Identifier: RM-683; MS-4633
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1782 October 23

Letter, Charles Washington to Alexander White, 1788 August 26

 Item — Box 13, Folder: 1788.08.26
Identifier: RM-683; MS-4635
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: 1788 August 26

Letter, Charles Washington to George Augustine Washington, 1785 November 23

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 1785.11.23
Identifier: A-680.20
Scope and Contents

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."

Dates: 1785 November 23

List of land left to Samuel and John Augustine Washington by Lawrence Washington, approximately 1752

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1752

Power of attorney, Charles Washington to Burgess Ball, 1789 October 19

 Item — Box 16, Folder: 1789.10.19
Identifier: W-1310/A.50
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1789 October 19