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Appointment of executors of George Washington's estate, George Steptoe Washington and Lawrence Lewis, 1802 November 15

 Item — Box: 38, Folder: 1802.11.15
Identifier: RM-683; MS-4652

Scope and Contents

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."


  • 1802 November 15


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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