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Washington, Jane Charlotte Blackburn, 1786-1855

 Person

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, Jane Charlotte Blackburn Washington to John Augustine Washington III, 1842 March 11

 Item — Box: 64, Folder: 1842.03.11
Identifier: 2018-SC-058-002
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. to Mount Vernon. Jane writes in response to Augustine's letter dated March 7, 1842 that Gabriel Johnson, the enslaved man who ran away from Mount Vernon, has arrived at Jane's plantation. Jane writes, "Please come up without delay." Autograph letter signed with integral address panel.

Dates: 1842 March 11

Letter, Jane Charlotte Blackburn Washington to John Augustine Washington III, 1838 November 1

 Item — Box: 62, Folder: 1838.11.01
Identifier: 2017-SC-008-015
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Mount Vernon to the University of Virginia. Jane writes to her son about work taking place at Mount Vernon, where she has spent almost all of $800 she brought down with her. She reports that Skidmore has "finished the large room which is now to be plastered and painted." Mr. Ball has nearly finished the stables, and West Ford is still engaged with the enclosures. She writes of Mount Vernon , "The dear old place will be more comfortable and...
Dates: 1838 November 1

Letter, Jane Charlotte Blackburn Washington to John Augustine Washington III, 1855 April 9

 Item — Box: 74, Folder: 1855.04.09
Identifier: 2017-SC-008-012
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed "Jean C. Washington." Jane writes to her son that an enslaved man named George has died. "He was very much reduced, not being able for some time to retian any nourishment. He was delirious, but never violent or ungovernable: fancying he saw lovely angel children near him - and when I read to him, was calm, and apparently pleased, tho' he seldom spoke." She adds, "I shall miss him very much, he was a faithful and affectionate servant - and in traveling watchful and...
Dates: 1855 April 9

Letter, John Augustine Washington III to Jane C. Blackburn Washington, 1841 December 13

 Item — Box: 64, Folder: 1841.12.13
Identifier: 2017-SC-010-001
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Augustine Washington III to his mother mentioning his poor health, West Ford, an enslaved woman named Betty, and the state of affairs at Mount Vernon. A note to "Dearest Mother" is added on at the end of the letter by John Augustine's sister, Anna Maria Alexander.

Dates: 1841 December 13

Letter, John Augustine Washington III to Jane C. Blackburn Washington, 1842 March 7

 Item — Box: 64, Folder: 1842.03.07
Identifier: 2018-SC-058-001
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Mount Vernon to Charlestown. John Augustine writes to his mother about Gabriel Johnson, an enslaved man who has run away. He suspects Gabriel has gone to Jefferson County, where Jane is. Autograph letter signed with integral address panel.

Dates: 1842 March 7

Letter, John Augustine Washington III to Jane C. Washington, 1842 October 18

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: MS-4861
Scope and Contents

Mount Vernon to Charlestown. Tells mother of proposing to Nelly; describes horse races; financial matters.

Dates: 1842 October 18

Letter, John Augustine Washington to Jane C. Washington, 1844 July 1

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: RM-710 ; MS-4863
Scope and Contents

Mount Vernon to Blakeley. Farm news; selling slave; thoughts on banks, family wishes.

Dates: 1844 July 1

Letter, John Augustine Washington to Jane C. Washington, 1845 February 18

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: MS-4864
Scope and Contents

Mount Vernon to Blakeley. Farm news; slave repeatedly running off; family matters.

Dates: 1845 February 18