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Washington, Hannah Bushrod, approximately 1738-1804

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Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Bushrod Washington family papers

 Collection — Shelf: D:6
Identifier: RM-1174
Content Description 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: 1662-1835

Copy of the last will and testament of Hannah Bushrod Washington, circa 1801

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

A manuscript copy of the last will and testament of Hannah Bushrod Washington, in which she specifies that her body be left out until it putrefies so that she is not buried alive. In her will, Hannah specifies that West Ford, the son of an enslaved woman named Venus, should be inoculated from smallpox, apprenticed to a tradesman, and freed at the age of twenty-one.

Dates: circa 1801

Hannah Bushrod Washington and John Augustine Washington, Blenheim, to Bushrod Washington, Philadelphia, 1782 November 26

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 04
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. 2 letters on 1 leaf of paper written to Bushrod by his mother and father.

Dates: 1782 November 26

Inventory of the division of the furniture at Bushfield, 1785-1787

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

An inventory of the furniture from John Augustine Washington's estate at Bushfield, which was divided between his wife Hannah and their two sons, Corbin and Bushrod. This document is located within Box 4 (oversized).

Dates: 1785-1787

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, 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, 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, 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, Corbin Washington to Hannah Bushrod Washington, undated no. 24

 Item — Box: 81, Folder: undated no. 24
Identifier: A-366
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Sends two letters received from Sister [Mildred Washington] Lee--Col. [Wm. A.] Washington gave him a letter for her which he had opened, dealing with sale of her tobacco--sends flower seeds sent through Col. W.--hopes to see her tomorrow. Autograph letters signed, integral cover, mounted, laminated, watermark.

Dates: undated no. 24

Letter, Corbin Washington to Hannah Washington, 1792 November 25

 Item — Box: 21, Folder: 1792.11.25
Identifier: A-366.49
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 1 page. Concerned that her breast is worse -- maybe caused by bad weather -- is sending Burgundy pitch by Jerry and can get flies and blister plaster for her if Burgundy pitch doesn't work -- calomel will help Levina -- eruption on his children cured by calomel -- go to Haywood tomorrow, don't want to take carriage horse and servants -- sends shoes to Joe -- others are cut out and making. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, incomplete watermark. Name on original manuscript...
Dates: 1792 November 25

Letter, Corbin Washington to Hannah Washington, 1796 December 13

 Item — Box: 29, Folder: 1796.12.13
Identifier: 2020-SC-002
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Alexandria, to Hannah Washington in Bushfield. Corbin writes to his mother about business affairs, travel, and the health of his family.

Dates: 1796 December 13

Letter, Elizabeth Powel to Hannah Washington, 1783 April 17

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 1783.04.17
Identifier: A-543.2
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 3 pages. Retained copy. "Judge Bushrod Washington to whose Mother this letter is addressed very largely won the esteem of my Aunt. I remember him well, as when holding court in Phila. he always dined on Sundays with her. I was always taken there to dine on Sunday too as a child. Thus I remember my father delighted to teaze my aunt by saying Wright's picture of Genl. Washington was badly painted, when she invariably appealed to Judge Washington who always sustained her in asserting it...
Dates: 1783 April 17

Letter, Elizabeth Smith to Hannah Bushrod Washington, undated no. 26

 Item — Box: 81, Folder: undated no. 26
Identifier: A-366
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Laurel Grove to Blenheim. Misses seeing and hearing from H. Washington, her only sister--she has been a mother and sister to her--hopes to see her at Laurel Grove--she herself cannot leave home until crops are gathered--regards to members of family. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, laminated, watermark (G. Taylor). Name on original manuscript appears as "Eliza. Smith."

Dates: undated no. 26

Letter, Hannah Washington to Bushrod Washington, 1796 May 2

 Item — Box: 28, Folder: 1796.05.02
Identifier: RM-920; MS-5453
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Hannah writes to her son about his sister's poor health, plans to see him in Dumfries, also writes about other family members - his brother, wife and their youngest child. Autograph letter signed, docketed.

Dates: 1796 May 2

Letter, Hannah Washington to Bushrod Washington, 1798

 Item — Box: 32, Folder: 1798.00.00
Identifier: A-750
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Encloses $50 bill received, for tobacco, and requests him to pay her tax at court today--just paid Mr. B. Lee £10 for folder--this is last of her [money]. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, "Mrs. H. Washington 1798," marked "Hon'd by Mr. B. Lee," laminated. Date on original catalog card appears [1798]. Name on original manuscript appears as "H. Washington."

Dates: 1798

Letter, Hannah Washington to Colonel Fitzgerald, 1784 July 17

 Item — Box: 9, Folder: 1784.07.17
Identifier: RM-345; MS-2334
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Mrs. Washington asks Col. Fitzgerald to convey to her sons at Mount Vernon, with as much expediency as possible, the enclosed information. Re: Bushrod Washington's personal affects.

Dates: 1784 July 17

Letter, John Augustine Washington and Hannah Washington to Bushrod Washington, 1782 April 1

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1782.04.01
Identifier: A-750
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 2 pages. "... your worthy Unkles politeness and attention to your Education fills our breasts with the warmest sentiments of Gratitude, you were happy indeed to meet with him, as it has not only been the means of lessing your immediate expences to me ... but as it also produced to you the advantage of good advise from so able a Friend, and an introduction that will command you the attention of the best Company ..."--don't spend time executing commissions for Virginia friends--goes to...
Dates: 1782 April 1