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Dismal Swamp (N.C. and Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Document, Shares of great Dismal Swamp, 1785 May 1

 Item — Box 21, Folder: 1785.05.01
Identifier: 2022-SC-004
Scope and Contents

Lists number of shares owned by individuals, including G. Washington, 1 share.

Dates: 1785 May 1

Letter, George Washington Parke Custis to John Augustine Washington III, 1847 December 17

 Item — Box 68, Folder: 1847.12.17
Identifier: 2022-SC-007-009
Scope and Contents

George Washington Parke Custis writes to John Augustine Washington III with concerns about finalizing the settlement of the estate of George Washington including the sale of land near the Dismal Swamp in Nansemond County. Autograph letter signed, 2 pages, with integral address label.

Dates: 1847 December 17