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William Augustine Washington letters

Collection Data

Description
William Augustine Washington (1757-1810) of Westmoreland County, Virginia, was the son of George Washington’s half-brother, Augustine Washington (1718?-1762). The collection consists of two letters written to Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Intendant of Revenue for the State of Maryland, regarding the sale of land held by the Principio Company, 1783 and 1785; a letter to Nathaniel Ramsay requesting a new land title certificate for Christopher Hughes of Baltimore, 1784; and an undated letter written jointly with his third wife, Sarah Washington, to his son, George Corbin Washington, at the family plantation Haywood, probably circa 1810. It chiefly concerns the sailing of a vessel with freight for Haywood, and related instructions.
Names
Washington, William Augustine, 1757-1810 (Author)
Jenifer, Daniel of St. Thomas, 1723-1790 (Addressee)
Ramsay, Nathaniel, 1741-1817 (Addressee)
Washington, George Corbin, 1789-1854 (Addressee)
Washington, Sarah, 1765-1834 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1783 - 1810
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 17045
Topics
Washington, William Augustine, 1757-1810
Principio Company
Landowners
Plantation owners
Plantations -- Virginia -- Westmoreland County -- 19th century
Genres
Correspondence
Physical Description
Extent: .1 linear feet (1 folder)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): 211623003
MSS Unit ID: 17045
Archives collections id: archives_collections_17045
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 31eab0c0-ca04-0134-3c2a-00505686d14e
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