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Account book, tobacco book, negros the property of Robert Peter taken November, lots in the city of Washington, 1784-1797

 Item — Box: 37

Scope and Contents

Book of tobacco sales, list of enslaved persons belonging to Robert Peter, and lots of Robert Peter in the City of Washington with division by squares for the Commissioners and how they are disposed. The bound volume is made up of 178 pages. Pages 52-147 are blank. At some point the volume is flipped and entries are begun at the back of the book from pages 178-154. For viewing purposes those pages have been reoriented and reordered.


  • Creation: 1784-1797



178 pages

Language of Materials

From the Collection: 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