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Receipt, John Augustine Washington III to Bushrod Corbin Washington, 1848 April 26

 Item — Box: 69, Folder: 1848.04.26
Identifier: A-750

Scope and Contents

Receipt. Received $80 from B.C. Washington, who was acting for Geo. C. Washington, who in turn was trustee for Bush. Washington, Jr.--for "the proportion of the quota of Judge Bushrod Washington to be refunded to the estate of General Washington by the said George C. Washington as trustee ..." [This relates to a claim upon 22 of G.W.'s legatees or their heirs on account of a mortgage accepted by the 23rd. --upon foreclosure the mortgage had produced less than the amount of the debt, and, after prolonged litigation, General W.'s executors were held liable. They, in turn, transferred liability to the other legatees and their heirs]. Autograph document signed, fragment, docketed "1848."


  • 1848 April 26


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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

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Mount Vernon VA 22121