Washington and Custis Family Account BookWLU.Coll.0138

Washington and Custis Family Account BookWLU.Coll.0138


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Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives

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Repository
Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
Identification
WLU.Coll.0138
Title
Washington and Custis Family Account Book1757-1773
Quantity
2 Item, 46 leaves, disbound
Creator
Washington, George
Creator
Jett, Thomas
source
Lee, Mary Custis
Language
English .

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Photographic copies of each page are also available for researcher use.

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], George Washington Account Books, WLU Coll. 0138, Special Collections and Archives, James G. Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mary Custis Lee, 1907. Previously part of Custis papers in possession of Lee family.


Biographical / Historical

George Washington served as the first president of the United States from April 30, 1789 – March 4, 1797.

Scope and Contents

Leaves from folio ledger (35 leaves) containing copies of inventories and proposed division of the Daniel Parke Custis estate submitted to the General Court, October 1759, and guardianship accounts for Martha Parke and John Parke Custis in George Washington's hand, 1761-1773. Includes five draft inserted leaves and estate accounts for Augustine Washington in hand of Thomas Jett, 1766-1771 (6 leaves).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Account books
  • Custis, Daniel Parke
  • Custis, John Parke
  • Custis, Martha Parke
  • Estates (Law)
  • Guardian and ward
  • Lee, Mary Custis
  • Legal documents
  • Washington, Augustine

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Custis, Daniel Parke
  • Custis, John Parke
  • Custis, Martha Parke
  • Jett, Thomas
  • Lee, Mary Custis
  • Washington, Augustine
  • Washington, George