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Letter, Charles Simms to Lawrence Lewis, George Steptoe Washington, and Samuel Washington, 1800 January 22

 Item — Box: 36, Folder: 1800.01.22
Identifier: A-570.2

Scope and Contents

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."


  • 1800 January 22


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121