Washington, Lawrence, 1854-1920
Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:
Letter about the sale of manuscripts.
Letter about dueling pistols that once belonged to Col. Washington.
Bradley writes that he has received a volume from Bushrod Washington’s library entitled “The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte” from the Bishop. The Bishop would like to purchase a book from George Washington’s library, as well as another Washington manuscript. Bradley suggests Washington try to sell him Bushrod Washington and Lawrence’s Lewis’s ledger as executors of Washington’s estate.
Bradley discuss the return of Washington’s son, Augustine, from Europe, as well as the price of the “Middleton” autograph George Washington letter.
Writes about two Washington surveys in his possession and discusses the sale of other manuscripts. He asks Washington if he has any books from George Washington’s library bearing his signature and bookplate.
Terry writes that he does not wish to purchase the Joseph Miller plate at the price mentioned but is interested in making a new offer.
Carter writes that it had always been her impression that the Washington silver and sword were sent to her father at Kinlock and concealed in the pigeon house during the war, after which they were returned to the family.
A large portion of this collection consists of letters to and from John Augustine Washington III related to the sale of Mount Vernon. Other items include family wills, legal documents, receipts, correspondence related to Washington relics, as well as several photographs and miscellany. Inclusive dates, 1787-1932.
Typescript letter signed from Lawrence to his sister, regarding the Vestry’s handling of complaints about the music at church.
Autograph letter unsigned. An incomplete and undated letter written by Lawrence to his wife, Fannie.
Typescript draft with autograph corrections, regarding the senator’s opposition to Senate Bill 1238 for the relief of the estate of General Washington.
Five typescript copies of a letter sent by Lawrence to William regarding the history of the Washington sword he sold to Mr. William F. Havemeyer, which was later presented to the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association.
Autograph letter signed, 4 p. with envelope. Richmond to Waveland. Washington writes his son about touring batteries in Norfolk with General Robert E. Lee.
Typescript letter signed, 1 p. Alexandria.
Autograph letter signed, 1 p.
Typescript letter signed, incomplete, only page 2.
A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Cochran Hotel. The MVLA Council wishes to know the history of the title of Mount Vernon from the time it first came into possession of the English crown. RM-524, ER-4309
One page of notes in the hand of Lawrence Washington, regarding the return of books stolen by Major Osborne from Waveland during the Civil War.
Autograph document in the hand of Lawrence Washington.
Typescript copy. Letter about the Washington sword purchased by the New York State Library.
Receipt for loan of George Washington papers to the Smithsonian Institution by Lawrence Washington, 1890 November 17
Autograph document signed, 9 p.
Letter about purchasing property owned by Lawrence, with a sketch of the land.