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Bushrod Washington family papers

 Collection — Shelf: G:6 - G:7
Identifier: RM-1174
Content Description The Bushrod Washington Family Papers consist of documents gathered by the descendants of the first President of the United States, George Washington. The collection comprises an assortment of correspondence and legal documents documenting the lives and property ownership of several branches of the Washington family. The collection is organized into five series: Correspondence, Legal Documents, Social, Miscellaneous, and Indenture Notices (Land Deeds). The Correspondence series,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1662-1835

Elswyth Thane Beebe Collection of Washington Family Papers

 Collection — Shelf: G:6
Identifier: RM-710
Content Description This collection includes correspondence between John Augustine Washington III and his mother and wife, as well as other family members, mostly dealing with family matters and running Mount Vernon.
Dates: 1818-1861; Majority of material found in 1840-1850

Esther Maria Lewis Chapin Collection of Washington Family Documents

 Collection — Shelf: G:5-6
Identifier: RM-703
Scope and Contents Scope and Content: This collection was originally assembled by Esther Maria Lewis Chapin, who inherited some of the Washington and Custis papers but was also an avid collector. She reassembled family materials that were being dispersed nationwide, much of which was purchased at Anderson Galleries, sale 22001, 28-29 November 1927. The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and financial records related primarily to the Custis and Lewis families. Much of the financial and legal...
Dates: 1743-1852