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Memorandum of agreement, George Fayette Washington and Matthew Ranson, 1813 July 27

 Item — Box: 43, Folder: 1813.07.27
Identifier: A-698

Scope and Contents

Memorandum of agreement, D. 3 pages. Agreement for sale of 85 1/2 acres of timbered land and 125 acres cleared land by Washington, near Charlestown -- Ranson to pay $60 per acre for wooded and $40 per acre for cleared -- terms of payment -- Washington to have it surveyed and give proper title. Document, docketed, laminated. Signed by Geo. F. Washington and Mathw. Ranson, witnessed by John Yates.


  • 1813 July 27


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From the Collection: 22.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Repository

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