Washington, Lawrence, 1718-1752
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Account, settlement of the estate of Lawrence Washington, and estate documents
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.
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."
Plant cutting of boxwood. Note reads it was planted by Lawrence Washington.
Document, "Memorandum of the Division of Slaves of the Late Lawrence Washington Esq.", 1754 December 10
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.
Deed of Lease of Mount Vernon land, Henry Frenn to Lawrence Washington
Indenture, Henry Trenn to Lawrence Washington, witnessed by George Washington, probably 1750 March 1
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 ..."
Deed of lease for 2 parcels of Mount Vernon land from William Spencer to Lawrence Washington.
Deed of release of Mount Vernon lands, William and Elizabeth Spencer to Lawrence Washington.
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.
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".
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.
List of bonds for sundries purchased at the sale of the estate of Lawrence Washington, approximately 1752
List of land left to Samuel and John Augustine Washington by Lawrence Washington, approximately 1752
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.
Surveyed by Robert Brook.