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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Detailed lists of things in one's view or possession, as of all goods and materials on hand, or detailed lists of all items in a given category. For documentation of examination conducted to achieve a comprehensive view, use "surveys."

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Document, "An Inventory of the Estate of Lawrence Washington Esqr. deceased, as Apprais'd by us the Subscribers...", 1753 March 7-8

 Item — Box 33, Folder: 1753.03.08
Identifier: RM-736; MS-4964
Scope and Contents

Compiled by and entirely in the hand of George Washington, the inventory of his late elder half brother's estate lists, by room, furniture, books, and other household items in the Mansion as well as slaves, horses, livestock and other chattels.

Dates: 1753 March 7-8

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

Inventory, Articles at Mount Vernon with appraised value, 1800

 Item — Box 35, Folder: 1800.00.00
Identifier: MSS-292
Scope and Contents Inventory, draft. A.D. 64 pages. Inventory by room of articles at Mount Vernon, with appraised values -- includes contents of mansion house, kitchen, office, storehouse, washhouse, gardeners house, salt house, black smith shop, etc. -- also inventory of livestock, and farm equipment on each of the farms, the distillery, mill -- on the mansion house farm, inventory of articles in barn, greenhouse, lost, fish house, etc., paint cellar -- lists of gardeners tools, linen, etc., and plated ware,...
Dates: 1800

Inventory, estate of Dr. John Greenwood, 1820 May 13

 Item — Box 89 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1820.05.13
Identifier: RM-888; MS-5386
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 2 pages. Inventory, Estate of Dr. Greenwood. Dr. Greenwood was one of George Washington's dentists. He practiced in New York City. There are no dental instruments on this inventory. Document signed, (partly printed).

Dates: 1820 May 13

Inventory of the estate of John Bushrod, 1761 February 18

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

An inventory listing household items, furniture, 4 enslaved persons, and animals. With a note by Mildred Bushrod that she received the listed articles from John Augustine Washington on July 27, 1761.

Dates: 1761 February 18

Letters from Fannie Washington Finch to Mrs. Claffin, 1884 May 3-1886 July 1

 File — Box 79, Folder: 1884.05.03
Identifier: 2018-SC-098
Scope and Contents A series of letters from Fannie Washington Finch (also spelled Fanny), great-grandniece of George Washington, to a Mrs. Claffin regarding the sale of Washington family items. Fannie writes that she is reluctant to sell the family heirlooms but must because of her "pecuniary condition." Included in the letters is a list of items being sold, including a silver pitcher, coffee pot, mugs, tumblers, ladle, tablespoons, salts, sugar bowl, cream pots, glass water bottles, glass tumblers, glass...
Dates: 1884 May 3-1886 July 1

Return, goods purchased for the Navy of France, 1781 August 14

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1781.08.14
Identifier: RM-1111; MS-5794
Scope and Contents

A.D. 1 page. Return, supplies for Yorktown. "A return of goods purchased for the Navy of France," and shipped to Newport.

Dates: 1781 August 14