Washington, George Steptoe, 1771-1809
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Appointment of executors of George Washington's estate, George Steptoe Washington and Lawrence Lewis, 1802 November 15
A.D. 2 pages. John Hewitt, Register of Wills, Washington County, District of Columbia acknowledges that an "authenticated copy of the last will and testament of George Washington deceased ..." has been recorded. Administration of the will is "hereby Granted and Committed unto ... George Steptoe Washington and Lawrence Lewis two of the executors by the said will appointed."
D. 1 page. Bail Bond of George Steptoe Washington for $200. Dated 1801 April 6, and docketed "McCormick vs. Washington Bond," signed by George Tate and George S. Washington, witnessed by Benj. Stephenson. Document, docketed "McCormick vs. Washington Bond," signed by George Tate and George S. Washington, witnessed by Benj. Stephenson, laminated.
Letter, Charles Simms to Lawrence Lewis, George Steptoe Washington, and Samuel Washington, 1800 January 22
A.L.S. 1 page. Simms answers questions put by them [see letter of Jan. 20, 1800] as executors of George Washington's estate -- among other things, he assures them they can dispose of personal property and wheat at private sales, but an account must be kept of articles disposed of in this way, and must be included in the estate inventory. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, laminated, watermark. Name on original manuscript appears as "Ch. Simms."
Autograph letter signed, discussing the settlement of George Washington’s estate.
Letter, Lawrence Lewis, George Steptoe Washington, and Samuel Washington to Charles Simms, 1800 January 22
A.L.S. 2 pages. The writers request answers to several specific questions about their role as executors of Washington's will -- they require Simms's professional advice because Judge Bushrod Washington (another executor) hasn't arrived yet. Autograph letter signed, in hand of George S. Washington (?,) laminated, G.W.'s watermark.