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Colonel William Augustine Washington Papers, 1789-1840

Collector:
Washington, William Augustine Colonel 1757-1810
Subject:
Kink, Daniel
Washington, Augustine
Mounts, Mernkel P
Cox, John
Dougs, William
Norris, Benjamin
Con, John
Kelly, Alexander
Mitchell, John
Dave, Caow L
Hipkins, John
Riddle, Joshua
Payton, T
Rigden, Burnett
Cunnin, Robert
Bingman, Thomas
Fisher, Thomas
Moore, John W
Riggs, Elisha
Washington, Sarah
Dunlap, John
Physical description:
0.33 cu. ft
1 box
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Business records
Receipts
Correspondence
Place:
Baltimore (Md.)
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1789
1789-1840
19th century
18th century
Notes:
Col. Washington was the sixth son of George Washington's older half brother, Augustine. He was commissioned a captain in the 3rd Virginia Regiment Feb. 1776, wounded at Trenton Dec. 1776, and received his majority Jan. 1777. Promoted to lieutenant colonel Nov. 1778. Wounded again at Cowpers and taken prisoner at Eutaw Springs, 1781. Became a brigadier general 1798, honorably discharged June 1800. A Charles Wilson Peale portrait of Col. Washington is at Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia.
Summary:
Bills and receipts for a large number of articles such as linen, tea, salt, molasses, shoes, buttons, etc.; business correspondence; a deed for sale of land in Pulushi Co., Ky., and a record of the final settlement of the estate. Names listed below are persons mentioned in the papers.
Cite as:
Colonel William Augustine Washington Papers, 1789-1840, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Revolutions
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Local number:
1977.3145 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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