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Peter, Martha Parke Custis, 1777-1854

 Person

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Bills, tuition and dancing Lessons for Britannia Wellington Peter, 1826 April 22, 1828 April 16

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Two bills from P.L. Dupont paid by Martha Parke Custis Peter for dancing lessons for her daughter Britannia.

Dates: 1826 April 22; 1828 April 16

Bills, tuition for Britannia Wellington Peter , 1820-1826

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 07
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1820-1826

Estate, Robert Peter in account with James Dunlop and Jonathan Hicks, 1806-1812

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

3 sheets of accounts between the estate of Robert Peter and James Dunlop, including the sale of "5 negroes willed Mrs. Peter." These are some of Martha's dower slaves inherited by Martha Parke Custis Peter. One additional account between Jonathan Hicks and the heirs of Robert Peter, dated 1809-1811.

Dates: 1806-1812

First and final account, Britannia W. Peter Kennon, executrix of Martha Custis Peter, 1855 October 25

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 06
Scope and Contents

A list of collections and payments made to sundry persons to settle the estate of Martha Parke Custis Peter.

Dates: 1855 October 25

Indenture, between Britannia W. Peter Kennon and her grandsons regarding Mount Vernon heirlooms at Tudor Place, 1907 October 9

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 09, Folder: OUT
Scope and Contents Indenture made between Britannia Wellington Kennon, party of the first part, and Walter Gibson Peter, Armistead Peter Jr., and George Freeland Peter, parties of the second part, all of the District of Columbia, regarding relics and heirlooms at Tudor Place acquired by Britannia W. Peter Kennon from her mother Martha Custis Peter grand-daughter of Martha the wife of George Washington, known in the family as "The Mount Vernon Heirlooms." Other relics are from the estates of Thomas Peter and...
Dates: 1907 October 9

Indenture, between Richard Smith and George W. Peter in trust for Martha Peter, 1829 October 10

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1829 October 10

Indenture, between Thomas Peter, executor of the last will and testament of Robert Peter Jr., and John Parke Custis Peter, 1830 October 16

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 03
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1830 October 16

Josiah Quincy to Martha Parke Custis Peter, 1836 June 13

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 03
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed, with envelope. Josiah Quincy, Cambridge, to Martha Parke Custis Peter, Georgetown. Josiah Quincy thanks Martha Parke Custis Peter for her generous reeption of his children at Tudor Place and thanks her for the relic of George Washington that she sent back with them.

Dates: 1836 June 13

Letter, Martha Custis to Mr. Snow, 1790 September

 Item — Box 19, Folder: 1790.00.00
Identifier: RM-173; MS-2528
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. Martha Custis [Martha Washington's niece] writes out a song for Mr. Snow. A notation in another hand, "Received inclosed from Mrs. Stuart in Sept. 1790." Date on original catalog card appears c. 1790 [September].

Dates: 1790 September

Oath, Britannia Peter as administrator to the estate of Martha Parke Custis Peter, 1854 July 22

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 05
Scope and Contents

Printed form signed by Britannia W. Peter Kennon and witnessed by William Purcell, esquire, Judge of the Orphans' Court of Washington county, District of Columbia.

Dates: 1854 July 22

Peter family papers

 Collection
Identifier: RM-1186
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1772-1932

Poem, Martha Parke Custis Peter, undated no. 5

 Item — Box 81, Folder: undated no. 5
Identifier: W-782
Scope and Contents

Poem, D. 1 page. "Versis on Sir Thomas Adams, Baronet Commander of His Majesty's Frigate the Boston, who died at Virginia. By a Young Lady."

Dates: undated no. 5

Receipt from George Washington Peter in trust for Martha Peter, 1842 February 4

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1842 February 4

Receipts of legacies, left to Thomas Peter and JPC Peter by Martha Parke Custis Peter, 1855 November 6

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents

Receipts for two legacies received of Britannia W. Peter Kennon, executor of Martha Parke Custis Peter's estate. One is for a grandson named Thomas Peter and another for her grandson John Parke Custis Peter.

Dates: 1855 November 6

Shares, Patowmack Company Stock, No. 89 (Martha Peter) and 91 (Thomas Peter), 1828 June 30

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

Two stock share certificates for the Patowmack Company (Potomac Company). Share No. 89 is for Martha Peter, and No. 91 for Thomas Peter.

Dates: 1828 June 30

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