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Indenture, signed by Edward Zouche, 1576

 Item — Box: 111, Shelf: Closed Stacks
Identifier: 2023-SC-003-003

Scope and Contents

Indenture, from November 1576, details a land transaction between Edward Zouche and his wife Elenor and three people from Hemyock, Devon county, England. Names appear to be Nicholas (last name unclear), John Perry(?), and Charles Ford. On bifold reads "Hemyock, Zouch to Cha Ford & Nov. 19." Related documentation from auction house indicates the document was signed by Lawrence Washington, the quintuple great-grandfather of George Washington.


  • Creation: 1576


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1 Sheets : Vellum, folded, with wax seal ; 56 x 39 cm

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121