Washington, Jane Charlotte Blackburn, 1786-1855
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box: 74, Folder: 1855.04.09
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
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents
Mount Vernon to Charlestown. Tells mother of proposing to Nelly; describes horse races; financial matters.
Dates: 1842 October 18