Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Clerical copy of a deed for 1000 acres of land along the south bank of the Potomac River, Westmoreland County (the area became Fairfax County in 1742), Virginia, granted to Giles Brent, Junior. George Washington purchased the tract of land in 1760 and at that time may have acquired and annotated this copy of the 1654 deed. On the verso of the document George Washington's inscription reads, "1 copy, Richard Bennett, esq., grant to Giles Brent for 1000 acs. of Ld. 6th September 1654."
8 deeds and letters housed within a single envelope, dating April 15, 1790, September 30, 1790, December 20, 1790, June 28, 1850, October 19, 1850, 1852, April 10, 1853, and February 18, 1861.
Indenture, Deed of Lease from Penelope French and Benjamin Dulany to John Robertson for part of Mount Vernon tract, 1784 January 1
Lease deed, between Penelope French and George Washington for Dogue Run Plantation and enslaved African Americans, 1786 October 18
Incloses draft of a deed to be executed by Col. Bassett--will accomplish his business at next general court.
Requests that Mercer forward deed from "yourself & others to me" if it has been duly executed and recorded.
Quit claim deed written on handmade laid paper in the hand of George Washington. The quit claim is by John Carney to George Washington for 200 acres of land at Cliftons, formerly Piscataway Neck, which later became part of the Mount Vernon River Farm. Signed by John Carney (his mark), Lund Washington, Walter Magowan, Eno Williams (his mark), and Thos. Bishop.