Washington, Lawrence Augustine, 1774-1824
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
D.S. 1 page. Bond of Lawrence A. Washington and Comfort Wood, administrator and administratrix of Robert Wood, deceased, to deliver 4 head horses to "Edward McGuire's Hotel in Winchester," the place of appointed sale of the 2nd Saturday in February. Partly printed, endorsed, laminated. Signed by Lawrence A. Washington and Comfort Wood.
A.L.S. 3 pages. Walnut Farm. Concerning the execution of the estates of Bushrod's father, John Augustine Washington, and Lawrence Augustine's father, Samuel Washington, both deceased. Bushrod writes, "I have never condemned you for demanding of the executors of your father ... a settlement of their accounts, and altho' I thought it unkind to institute a suit ag[ainst] me ..." Bushrod is nevertheless willing to settle the matter. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed.
Autograph letter signed with envelope. Jane congratulates John Augustine and his wife Nelly on the birth of their son Lawrence Washington. She also writes about the murder of her relative, Thomas Blackburn. Blackburn was fatally stabbed by another student while a cadet at VMI in Lexington.
A.L.S. 1 page. Rich Woods. Having received Bushrod's letter of April 2, 1802 re-settlement of his father's estate (John Augustine Washington), Lawrence Augustine feels "...a perfect willingness to enter into a settlement of our business, with any Gentleman you may choose to designate for that purpose. And I can assure you, that every light I possess shall be thrown on the subject."
2 pages. Consents to a proposal for the Dismal Swamp property purchase by Gen. Lee from G. Washington's estate. He believes the proposal will satisfy the interests of the legatees.
A.L.S. 2 pages. Rich Woods. Lawrence A. Washington proposes to Samuel Washington that he meet at Richwoods with Bushrod Washington to discuss debts extending from the estates of their fathers, Charles Washington and John Augustine Washington I, respectively. "You will therefore, at once see the necessity of your ... attendance, to exonerate yourself, from as much of the weight of that business as possible." Name on original manuscript appears as "Lawrence A. Washington."
Letter. Hawthorn. Concerns "a box of papers which related to the executorship" of the estate of Lawrence's father Samuel Washington [1734-1781]. Lawrence asks Samuel to help clear the name of his deceased brother George Steptoe Washington [1771-1809] by altering previous testimony Samuel had made regarding these papers. "I feel a confidence ... that this act of justice, to my brother's memory will be done with promptness." Name on original manuscript appears as "Lawrence A. Washington."
Letter, 2 pages. To Lawrence Lewis, Rich Woods. Postpones the payment of a debt in full. Asks Lewis to send "the picture up, by the first opportunity." Integral cover. (This Lawrence Washington may be the son of Samuel by his last wife).
A.L.S. 2 pages. Grape Hill. Reports advertisement in Winchester paper of 2 tracts of land owned by A[ndrew] Park. (Lawrence probably son of Samuel and his 4th wife Anne Steptoe).