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Indenture, George Fairfax and Louisa Lee with John Augustine Washington and Thomas Smith, 1785 June 1

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 1785.06.01
Identifier: RM-841; MS-5292

Scope and Contents

D.S. 1 page. Torn. Sale by the Lees, husband and wife, to Washington and Smith of Burnt House, Old Quarter and Forest plantations, approx. 2600 acres in all. Burnt House tract located just south of Bushfield, home of JAW. A trustee signs for JAW. Witnessed by Hannah, Mildred, and Bushrod Washington, among others.


  • 1785 June 1


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

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Mount Vernon VA 22121