Legal document, Power of Attorney to George Augustine Washington, 1789 March 18
Scope and Contents
George Washington grants his nephew, George Augustine Washington, power of attorney during the former's absence from Mount Vernon. George Washington was preparing to take office as first President of the United States, and George Augustine Washington acted as manager of Mount Vernon during George Washington's first term. Witnessed by Tobias Lear and John Fairfax.
- Creation: 1789 March 18
- Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Creator, Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
- Washington, George Augustine, approximately 1759-1793 (Recipient, Person)