Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Tomb
Found in 247 Collections and/or Records:
Photograph print copied from ambrotype made in 1858, during the wedding trip of Mr. and Mrs. Warren O. Nettleton of Fair Haven, Connecticut. Photograph furnished by Walker O. Nettleton (grandson) on May 3, 1941/
A.L.S. 1 page. Alexandria. Examined wall and vault again and sketched design he thinks most appropriate--describes designed he intends--cannot give estamate of cost yet--screen of ornamental iron as sketched $50-$60. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed "Respecting vault at Mount Vernon," part of cover torn off. On reverse are sketches of iron gates and vaults.
A.L.S. 3 pages. Concerning repair of the New Tomb, including the arch. Mentions a carpenter named Skidmore.
A.L.S. 1 page. Alexandria to Woodlawn. Business takes him to Washington--may go to Baltimore until Wed.--will meet him Thursday at Mount Vernon [concerns work on New Tomb]. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed by L. L., directed "Pr Sam," laminated. Name on original manuscript appears as "W. Yeaton."
A.L.S. 1 page. Alexandria to Woodlawn. About bricks for the new tomb--Mr. Brockett's kiln [in Alexa.]. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, watermark (R. Amies). Name on original manuscript appears as "W. Yeaton."
A.D. 1 page. For hauling sarcophagus to Mt. Vernon, pd hire of hack for Struthers and workmen to Mt. V. to put up ditto, clothing for Gabriel, "ditto for 1839 to 9th June when he died deduct his meal 7 bushels from his usual allowance to him for the half year", for coffin and digging grave, etc., with amounts given. Fragment. See reverse of letter to Lewis from M. Snyder, dated Dec. 31, 1838, asking for taxes due on house.