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Washington, Lawrence, 1718-1752


Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Account, Lawrence Washington with James Mitchell, 1748-1749

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1748.00.00
Identifier: W-1310/A.1
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. Fragment, in hand of James Mitchell, laminated, docketed on reverse "Mitchel acct. Recpt. £4," charred by fire. Account covers period from November 6, 1748-July 2, 1749--for such items as horses butter, "making yr. Bed Slip," washing, dinner and club--entries for 1748 scratched through. Receipted on July 1, 1749 for £1/4 by James Mitchell.

Dates: 1748-1749

Account, Lawrence Washington with the Ohio Company, 1750-1772

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1750.00.00
Identifier: A-750
Scope and Contents A.D.S. 2 pages. Account - Lawrence Washington with the Ohio Company. Account before his death, and interest run up on the unpaid account after his death, amount credited to his account. Autograph document signed by Geo. Mason, docketed "The Estate of Lawrence Washington Esqr. deceased with The Ohio Company - Acc't, May 8, 1772, "laminated, Watermarks (crown over GR, and crown over encircled armed figure).This acc't. drawn up and signed by George Mason on part of Ohio Co. Attested on May 19,...
Dates: 1750-1772

Account, Settlement of estate of Lawrence Washington, 1752-1755

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1752.00.00
Identifier: A-366
Scope and Contents

Account, settlement of the estate of Lawrence Washington, and estate documents

Dates: 1752-1755

Accounts of Lawrence Washington with William Fairfax, 1749 June 12

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1749.06.12
Identifier: 2018-SC-021
Scope and Contents

One page from a ledger book dated 1747 in the hand of Lawrence Washington, for accounts with "The Right Honourable Lord Fairfax." The purchases include bills of exchange for sterling, sheep, gunpowder and shells, payment for smith work, and barrels of Indian meal. The payments were made primarily against rent payments.

Dates: 1749 June 12

Army commission, Lawrence Washington, 1740 June 9

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1740.06.09
Identifier: W-734
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. on vellum. 1 page. Army Commission of Lawrence Washington as captain in provincial forces serving under Admiral Vernon in the Cartagena campaign. Signed by Hollis Newcastle [Duke of Newcastle], entered with Secretary at war by Thomas Sherwin. Entered with Commissioner of Musters by [Jas. Pitchart?]. Embossed seal, and seal of George II, Docketed and marked "This commission was delivered the tenth day of July 1740 to the within named Lawrence Washington Esqr. [signed] Will Gooch."

Dates: 1740 June 9

Boxwood specimen, planted by Lawrence Washington, ca. 1750

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1750.00.00
Identifier: RM-826; MISC-5232
Scope and Contents

Plant cutting of boxwood. Note reads it was planted by Lawrence Washington.

Dates: ca. 1750

Document, "Memorandum of the Division of Slaves of the Late Lawrence Washington Esq.", 1754 December 10

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1754.12.10
Identifier: RM-698; MS-4745
Scope and Contents

This document divides Lawrence Lewis' slaves between Col. George Lee and the brothers of Lawrence Washington. It is signed by GW, George Lee, Ann Lee, and Aug. Washington. Witnessed by William Fairfax, George William Fairfax, Robert Merrie, John Dalton, Thomas Plummer, John Tuberville, John Carlyle, Sarah Carlyle, and Bryan Fairfax.

Dates: 1754 December 10

Indenture, Henry Frenn to Lawrence Washington, 1750 February 4

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1750.02.04
Identifier: A-366
Scope and Contents

Deed of Lease of Mount Vernon land, Henry Frenn to Lawrence Washington

Dates: 1750 February 4

Indenture, Henry Trenn to Lawrence Washington, witnessed by George Washington, probably 1750 March 1

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1750.03.01
Identifier: A-353.1
Scope and Contents

Henry Trenn binds himself to pay £50 unless he "make or cause to be made unto the above sd. Lawrence Washington ... a Lease for the Term of nine hundred ninety & nine Years of all the Land which is at this present overflowed by the sd. Washington Mill Dam included within the sd. Trenn Bounds on Dogue Runn ..."

Dates: probably 1750 March 1

Indenture, William Spencer to Lawrence Washington, 1738 March 1

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1738.03.01
Identifier: A-420
Scope and Contents

Deed of lease for 2 parcels of Mount Vernon land from William Spencer to Lawrence Washington.

Dates: 1738 March 1

Indenture, William Spencer to Lawrence Washington, 1738 March 2

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1738.03.02
Identifier: A-420
Scope and Contents

Deed of release of Mount Vernon lands, William and Elizabeth Spencer to Lawrence Washington.

Dates: 1738 March 2

Land grant from Samuel Brittain to James Taffy, 1711 October 15

 Item — Box 4
Scope and Contents

Autograph document signed. With note on verso by the wife of Robert Worthington that she received four pounds seven shillings from Major Lawrence Washington for lease of the land. Dated 1741 October 14.

Dates: 1711 October 15

Letter, Anthony Stewart to Lawrence Washington, 1751 May 7

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1751.05.07
Identifier: A-470
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Because of Capt. Wilson's situation it has been impossible to issue Lawrence's half pay--needs a new power of atty.--also asks Lawrence to send him a letter for the Secy. of War in re. his bad state of health and requesting a 12 mo. extension of his leave. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, laminated, watermark (crown over powder horn and name L.V. Garrevink). Name on original manuscript appears as "Anth. Stewart".

Dates: 1751 May 7

Letter, Augustine Washington to Lawrence Washington, 1746 September 5

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1746.09.05
Identifier: A-516
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 1 page. Name on original manuscript appears as "Aug. Washington". Letter of family interest--expresses pleasure at Lawrence's recovery--congratulations on birth of son--"You need not have been so severe on the Salts as you were in your last, if you would but consider how much you are indebted to them ..."--doesn't approve of taking up large tracts of land so far back, "it is a ready way to keep your Self always behind hand."--Warner Washington to marry Betty Mason the end of the...
Dates: 1746 September 5

Letter, Jared Sparks to Jane C. Blackburn Washington, 1843 October 27

 Item — Box 65, Folder: 1843.10.27
Identifier: 2016-SC-029
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Sparks writes to Jane, "My Dear Madam, I am about to publish a series of American Biographies, and I should be glad to include in it a Life of Lawrence Washington, if the materials exist for writing such a Life. Have not his papers been preserved at Mount Vernon?...” A note on the address panel indicates this letter was forwarded to John Augustine Washington III to respond to.

Dates: 1843 October 27

Letter, Jared Sparks to John Augustine Washington III, 1844 June 5

 Item — Box 66, Folder: 1844.06.05
Identifier: 2017-SC-008-004
Scope and Contents A.L.S. Cambridge to Mount Vernon. Letter from historian and George Washington biographer Jared Sparks to John Augustine Washington III proposing he write a life of Lawrence Washington. Sparks writes "I was already acquainted with the principal incidents in the life of Lawrence Washington, and although the papers would not seem to furnish materials for a biography of much extent, yet I think a Life of moderate length might be written, which would be interesting and fill a proper space in the...
Dates: 1844 June 5

List of bonds for sundries purchased at the sale of the estate of Lawrence Washington, approximately 1752

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1752.00.00
Identifier: RM-1170; MS-5906
Scope and Contents D. 2 pieces. An undated one-page list of over 80 persons, some well known Virginians - including Col. Fairfax, Col. Lee, and Maj. Washington - who purchased items from the estate of Lawrence Washington, George Washington's older brother. The total value of bonds and other sundries comes to 386 pounds, 10 shillings, 10 pence. Sheet is docketed on the reverse in George Washington's handwriting. The second item is a brief note, also undated, of 6 lines in an unknown hand that identifies the...
Dates: approximately 1752

List of land left to Samuel and John Augustine Washington by Lawrence Washington, approximately 1752

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

List of land, including new patents in Frederick City, left to Samuel Washington and John Augustine Washington by their older half-brother Lawrence Washington. The list also notes that 3,569 acres were given to Charles Washington.

Dates: approximately 1752

Will of Lawrence Washington (copy), 1752 June 20

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1752.06.20
Identifier: A-373/D
Scope and Contents D. 6 pages. Document, contemporary attested copy by Wm. Moss, laminated. Witnessed by Wm. Waite, Jno. North, Andrew W. Warren and Joseph Gound. Proved Sept. 26, 1752 by John Graham in Fairfax County. 1. to be buried in a proper vault at Mt. Vernon -- 2. [Mount Vernon lands and buildings] and land on Bullskin, Frederick Co. to his wife for use during her life, and 1/2 of negroes -- 3. all real and personal property not otherwise disposed of in Virginia and Md. to go to daughter...
Dates: 1752 June 20

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Estate records 2
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Lewis, Lawrence, 1767-1839 -- Estate 2
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