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Belvoir Mansion

Subject Source: Local sources

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Document, Sales of Furniture, 1774 August 15

 Item — Box 33, Folder: 1774.08.15
Identifier: RM-851 ; MS-5306
Scope and Contents When George William and Sally Fairfax moved to England before the Revolutionary War, they asked their neighbor and friend George Washington to help them rent their Belvoir estate and sell the mansion's furnishings. On August 15, 1774, Washington administered an auction of their furniture, utensils, and books and docketed this inventory titled Sales of Furniture at Belvoir. This document includes items listed for sale, their selling prices, and purchaser's totals. Purchasers listed include...
Dates: 1774 August 15