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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents, usually executed under seal, containing a conveyance, especially of real estate.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Deed, Dogue Creek, Hon. Catherine Lady Fairfax to Sampson Darrell, 1717 November 26

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1717.11.26
Identifier: 2022-SC-007-021
Scope and Contents Simpson Darrell deed for Dogue Creek land, George Washington's copy. Virginia deed for land described as located in Stafford County [Fairfax County], granted to Sampson Darrell for 162 acres by the Right Hon. Catherine Lady Fairfax, sole proprietor of the Northern neck of Virginia. Dated November 26, 1717 with a separate docket in the handwriting of George Washington relating to the 1717 deed that came into his possession after he purchased the land in his expansion of the Mount Vernon...
Dates: 1717 November 26

Deed, George F. and Maria Washington to William Stephenson, 1826 March 4

 Item — Box 89 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1826.03.04
Identifier: A-698
Scope and Contents D.S. 2 pages. Deed of 512 acres in 4 tracts in Frederick County to Wm. Stephenson, trustee; if Geo. F. Washington does not pay $10,000 owed Taliaferro Stribling as executor of Francis Stribling Senr., land to be advertised for sale by Stephenson, and then Stribling is to be paid from the proceeds of sales. If money is paid, Stephenson to reconvey the land to Geo. F. Washington. Signed by Geo. F. Washington, Maria Washington, Talifaferro Stribling, Wm. Stephenson. Aug 7, 1826 certification of...
Dates: 1826 March 4

Deed, Giles Brent, 1654 September 6

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1654.09.06
Identifier: RM-283; MS-2832
Scope and Contents

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."

Dates: 1654 September 6

Deeds and papers, relating to lands bought in Virginia by J. H. Brown for Aaron Leggett, 1790-1861

 File — Box 17, Folder: 1790-1861
Identifier: RM-877 ; MS-5344-5351
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1790-1861

Indenture, Deed of Lease from Penelope French and Benjamin Dulany to John Robertson for part of Mount Vernon tract, 1784 January 1

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 1784.01.01
Identifier: A-516.4
Scope and Contents D.S. 3 pages. Conveys "All that plantation now in possession of the said Penelope French called the Dogue Run plantation in Fairfax County, and adjoining the land of the Immortal George Washington and a number of slaves thereon" for an annual rent of "One hundred and thirty six pounds Gold and Silver, Dollars at six Shillings and half Joes at forty eight shillings ..." Document signed, laminated, docketed "A Lease from Penelope French and Benjamin Dulany to John Robertson January 1st 1784,"...
Dates: 1784 January 1

Lease deed, between Penelope French and George Washington for Dogue Run Plantation and enslaved African Americans, 1786 October 18

 Item — Box 21, Folder: 1786.10.18
Identifier: 2022-SC-001
Scope and Contents This agreement between George Washington and Penelope French secured for his use the last piece of property he added to his Mount Vernon estate, a parcel that would become part of Union Farm. French, who had a life in interest in the land and buildings, also leased to Washington the use of twenty-one enslaved people including "Will, Paschal, Paul, Abraham, Sabine, Rosanna, Daphne, Lucy, Delia, Grace, Tom, Isaac, Robert, Moses, Julius, Spencer, Nancy, Celia, Nell, Mitty, and Lett", and three...
Dates: 1786 October 18

Letter, from Edmund Randolph, 1784 May 28

 Item — Box 20, Folder: 1784.05.28
Identifier: A-366.15
Scope and Contents

Incloses draft of a deed to be executed by Col. Bassett--will accomplish his business at next general court.

Dates: 1784 May 28

Letter, to John Francis Mercer, 1793 August 7

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 1793.08.07
Identifier: A-301.25
Scope and Contents

Requests that Mercer forward deed from "yourself & others to me" if it has been duly executed and recorded.

Dates: 1793 August 7

Quit claim deed by John Carney to George Washington, 1765 February 26

 Item — Box 33, Folder: 1765.02.26
Identifier: 2018-SC-027
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1765 February 26

Quit Claim Deed of Robert Washington and Lawrence Washington to Roger Littleforde, 1601 October 10

 Item — Box 103, Shelf: Bound Manuscripts/Ledgers
Identifier: RM-47 ; MS-2053
Scope and Contents Charter of Robert Washington of Sulgrave, Co. Northants, and his son and heir Lawrence Washington, being a quit claim whereby they both give up to Roger Littleford of Sulgrave, "husbandman," their right and title in a messuage or tenement in Sulgrave lately in possession of John Mosse of Sulgrave "laborer", also their right and title in one quadrant and a "quarterne" of a virgate of land in Sulgrave. Signed and sealed by both Robert and Lawrence Washington, signed on verso by four...
Dates: 1601 October 10