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Custis, John Parke 1754-1781

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Works: 38 works in 42 publications in 1 language and 115 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E312.77, 973.38
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Papers by Custis family( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence, 1763-1781, household and plantation accounts, 1759-1775, and legal papers, of John Parke Custis (1754-1781); household accounts, 1761-1772, of Martha Parke Custis (1755-1773); and correspondence, 1779-1853, accounts, 1808-1853, inventories of slaves and livestock, 1809-1825, and notes of George Washington Parke Custis (1781- 1857) of "Arlington," Fairfax County, Va.; and other family personal, legal, and estate papers
Letters from General Washington to several of his friends, in June and July, 1776 : in which is set forth an interesting view of American politics, at that all-important period by George Washington( Book )

3 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers : of John Parke Custis by John Parke Custis( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Also, Custis seeks advice from George Washington on selling land due to high taxes. He expresses much concern over the depreciation of paper money and the need for stable currency. His 1781 letters describe the terrible situation of runaway slaves during the war and how many have been found dead in the woods. A 1779 letter from Martha to her son reports from military camp during the war. Also includes miscellaneous estate papers
Bill of complaint, Northampton, Va., against Southy Nelson by John Parke Custis( )

2 editions published in 1773 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Camp before York [Yorktown], to [General Nathanael Greene] by John Parke Custis( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hoping that Greene's wife Catherine will stay with Custis and his wife if she travels to the South; congratulating him on the "glorious victory" of September 8th [Battle of Eutaw Springs]; telling him that Colonel [Lewis] Morris will write to him about the "particulars in this Camp"; adding that "Virginia is at this time so immediately concerned, and attentive to her own Safety, that [he] fear[s] She can spare but little Aid to her sisters in the South."
Correspondence : of Martha Washington by Martha Washington( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection contains mostly family letters written by Martha Washington, 1757-1802, and to her, 1772-1800. Correspondents include her son, John Parke Custis; her grandchildren, including Eleanor ("Nelly") Parke Custis Lewis; her niece, Frances Bassett Washington Lear; and others. Topics include health, household management, Washington-Custis family activities, slaves, food and cooking, clothing, childrearing, and births and deaths of family members and friends
Letter, 1778 February 1, "Mt. Vernon," Va., to James Henry, Williamsburg, Va by John Parke Custis( )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Directs Henry to pay James Hill the money for the purchase of Custis's King and Queen estate. Also discusses the conveyance of the title for the property to Henry
to George Washington by John Posey( )

1 edition published in 1772 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Washington purchases six acres adjacent to his Mount Vernon property which were once part of a larger tract granted to John Washington. Printed form filled in in Washington's hand, including nine autograph signatures, witnessed by Lund Washington, John Parke Custis, and three others
Account books, 1757-1773 by George Washington( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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, 1761-1773. Includes 5 draft inserted leaves and estate accounts for Augustine Washington in hand of Thomas Jett, 1766-1771 (6 leaves)
 
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Alternative Names
Custis, Jackie 1754-1781

John Parke Custis filho de Martha Washington e enteado de George Washington

John Parke Custis personnalit politique amricaine

John Parke Custis US-amerikanischer Pflanzer und Stiefsohn von George Washington

Джон Парк Кастис

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Languages
English (33)