Washington, Jane Charlotte Blackburn, 1786-1855
Found in 229 Collections and/or Records:
Charlottesville to Charlestown. Needs her permission to take only 2 courses at university; wants to purchase mare, visited Aunt Judy.
University of Virginia to Charlestown. Discusses possible appointment of new professor who does not have JAW’s vote.
Mount Vernon to Charlestown. Tells mother of proposing to Nelly; describes horse races; financial matters.
Mount Vernon to Blakeley. Family illnesses; Alexandria returning to Virginia; discusses selling Mount Vernon to government.
Autograph letter signed, 4 p. with envelope. Richmond to Waveland. Washington writes his son about touring batteries in Norfolk with General Robert E. Lee.
A.L.S. 2 pages. Mount Vernon. Sends her a Sago palm -- the one owned by George Washington is to go to the Ladies Association and another to go with him to Fauquier.
Mount Vernon to Blakeley. Farm news; selling slave; thoughts on banks, family wishes.
Mount Vernon to Blakeley. Farm news; slave repeatedly running off; family matters.
Mount Vernon to Blakeley. Illness is past; wants her to visit; concerned he might have offended aunt; other visits.
Mount Vernon to Blakeley. Relates travels home; landscape descriptions; family greetings.
Autograph letter signed by prominent Chicago machinery producer J. S. Wright. He writes to John Augustine with condolences on the death of his mother, Jane C. Washington. He writes that his mother and John Augustine's were alike: "Both were eminently kind. Religion made both cheerful, animated, companionable... we have known & tried a Mother's love."
Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Washington, D.C. to Mount Vernon. Taliaferro writes to Jane Charlotte Blackburn Washington introducing her to a young gentleman from Connecticut who would like to visit Mount Vernon out of "reverence" for George Washington.
Autograph letter signed, 1 p. Washington to Mount Vernon. A letter of introduction for a visitor from England who wants to visit Mount Vernon. Story adds regards from Chief Justice John Marshall.
Autograph letter signed, 1 p. Washington. A letter regarding purchasing 200 acres of the Mount Vernon estate for $200,000 to create a military asylum.
Autograph document. A poem written on the death of a young daughter.
Autograph document. A poem on death, with text loss.
Typescript document signed, 6 p.
To Mount Vernon. William writes to his mother that he is attending the Whig Convention with his brother Richard. The Potomac is frozen over, so they will take the nearest road across the country to Fredericksburg.