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Washington, Lawrence, 1854-1920

 Person

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

A. S. Salley, Jr., Charleston, to Lawrence Washington, Alexandria, 1897 April 30

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 27
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Writes criticizing the librarian Mrs. Dawson, saying that, although there are rare works under her care, she never knows their value. Dawson has been sending bookplates to Washington.

Dates: 1897 April 30

A. S. Salley, Jr., Orangeburg, to Lawrence Washington, Alexandria, 1895 July 5

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial records, and other documents related to John Augustine Washington III and his son Lawrence, as well as his granddaughters Anne and Patty. The bulk of the correspondence series are letters sent to John Augustine Washington III 1840-1860. They deal with family affairs and the management of various family plantations, including Mount Vernon. The late-nineteenth and twentieth century papers are divided into subject files,...
Dates: 1895 July 5

Betty Taylor Dandridge, Winchester, to Lawrence Washington, 1896 October 20

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 17
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Dandridge wants to sell the Braddock sash, which she says is in a very good state of preservation.

Dates: 1896 October 20

Betty Taylor Dandridge, Winchester, to Lawrence Washington, 1896 November 11

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 17
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Dandridge writes that she still wants to sell the Braddock sash and has contacted the Regent of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, the Colonial Dames, and the Society of Colonial Wars.

Dates: 1896 November 11

Bishop John F. Hurst, Washington, to Richard Olney, Secretary of State, 1896 May 26

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 26
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Hurst writes recommending Lawrence Washington for a position in the Department of State. Washington has recently helped Hurst acquire some very valuable manuscripts and “is possessed of much skill and knowledge in regard to the relative value of historical documents.”

Dates: 1896 May 26

C. F. Gunther, Chicago, to Lawrence Washington, 1901 November 23

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1
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Gunther is sending a $25 check for the purchase of 4 books: Maid of the Doe, Memoirs of Lafayette, Religion of Nature, and Smith’s History.

Dates: 1901 November 23

Cabinet card of the “Residence of Lawrence Washington in Fauquier”, undated

 Item — Box 2, Folder: undated
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Cabinet card of the “Residence of Lawrence Washington in Fauquier” by Philips, Cole and Reed of Alexandria and Bedford City, Virginia, circa 1870-1900

Dates: undated

Caroline P. Campbell, Detroit, to Lawrence Washington, Washington, D.C., 1917 March 16

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 8
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Campbell writes about the authenticity of Washington’s Frederick the Great sword, which Professor Van Tyne of the University of Michigan has “absolutely no confidence in.” She also discusses conflicting opinions about a portrait of Mary Ball Washington by Robert Edge Pine.

Dates: 1917 March 16

Cary Marshall to Lawrence Washington, undated

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 3
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Marshall has an “old fashioned brass fender” bought by his uncle, Lewis Marshall, at the sale at Waveland of John Augustine Washington III’s estate. The fender is believed to come from Mount Vernon.

Dates: undated

Certificate, Andrew W. Allen, Department of State, to Lawrence Washington, 1902 June 2

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1902.06.02
Identifier: RM-524; ER-4310
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1 p. Acknowledgement of a “Copy of a recently discovered Cipher used in Colonial times” given by Lawrence Washington to the State Department Library.

Dates: 1902 June 2

Certificate, F. W. True, U.S. National Museum to Lawrence Washington, 1892 July 18

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1892.07.18
Identifier: RM-524; ER-4308
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Partially printed, with manuscript additions, 2 p. An acknowledgement from the Smithsonian Institution for items received from Lawrence Washington: a bible signed by George Washington, an oil portrait of Lawrence Washington, and Lawrence Washington’s naval commission.

Dates: 1892 July 18

Charles Dexter Allen, Hartford, to Lawrence Washington, 1902 January 27

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1
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Discusses Washington’s discovery of a Robert Beverley bookplate and wishes to use his letter in the Ex Libris Journal.

Dates: 1902 January 27

Check from Lawrence Washington to J. D. Seabrook, 1901 January 8

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial records, and other documents related to John Augustine Washington III and his son Lawrence, as well as his granddaughters Anne and Patty. The bulk of the correspondence series are letters sent to John Augustine Washington III 1840-1860. They deal with family affairs and the management of various family plantations, including Mount Vernon. The late-nineteenth and twentieth century papers are divided into subject files,...
Dates: 1901 January 8

Check from Lawrence Washington to J. D. Seabrook, 1901 November 25

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial records, and other documents related to John Augustine Washington III and his son Lawrence, as well as his granddaughters Anne and Patty. The bulk of the correspondence series are letters sent to John Augustine Washington III 1840-1860. They deal with family affairs and the management of various family plantations, including Mount Vernon. The late-nineteenth and twentieth century papers are divided into subject files,...
Dates: 1901 November 25

Check from Lawrence Washington to J. D. Seabrook, 1904 August 29

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial records, and other documents related to John Augustine Washington III and his son Lawrence, as well as his granddaughters Anne and Patty. The bulk of the correspondence series are letters sent to John Augustine Washington III 1840-1860. They deal with family affairs and the management of various family plantations, including Mount Vernon. The late-nineteenth and twentieth century papers are divided into subject files,...
Dates: 1904 August 29

Dr. John Winn, Richmond, to Lawrence Washington, Alexandria, 1911 August 21

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 2
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Letter regarding the genealogy of the Winn family and the bookplate of Rev. Richard Winn that Washington had in his possession.

Dates: 1911 August 21

Elizabeth Rathbone to Lawrence Washington, 1911 May 22

 File — Box 102
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A.L.S. Writes to inquire if they may keep the framed deed of land of Augustine Washington which included Mount Vernon. Some members of Council thought the asking price too high, but it is very important to them. Would he consider changing the price. RM-524, ER-4311

Dates: 1911 May 22

F. D. Stone, Philadelphia, to Lawrence Washington, 1896 November 17

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 17
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Stone, librarian at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, writes that he is unable to purchase the Braddock sash or make an offer for it.

Dates: 1896 November 17

George Barrett, Luray, to “Brother”, 1872 November 11

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 25
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Autograph letter on Shenandoah Valley Rail Road stationary, recommending Lawrence Washington for a railroad project in Texas.

Dates: 1872 November 11

Harrison Dodge, Mount Vernon, to Lawrence Washington, 1896 January 27

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 26
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Regrets sale of four Gibraltar engravings and hopes he can convince the Ladies to raise the money to keep them at Mount Vernon.

Dates: 1896 January 27

Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Cambridge, to Lawrence Washington, 1899 November 27

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 7
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Letter sending two India prints from the photogravures made from the portrait of Lawrence Washington, which Washington allowed them to photograph.

Dates: 1899 November 27

Invitation to serve as honorary pallbearer at the funeral of Justice Alexander B. Hagner, circa 1915

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial records, and other documents related to John Augustine Washington III and his son Lawrence, as well as his granddaughters Anne and Patty. The bulk of the correspondence series are letters sent to John Augustine Washington III 1840-1860. They deal with family affairs and the management of various family plantations, including Mount Vernon. The late-nineteenth and twentieth century papers are divided into subject files,...
Dates: circa 1915

J. D. Seabrook, Charleston, to Lawrence Washington, 1904 August 31

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 2
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Seabrook acknowledges the receipt of a check from Washington. He discusses book prices and writes that several descendants of William Washington are now living in Charleston.

Dates: 1904 August 31