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Custis, John Parke 1754-1781

Overview
Works: 31 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 97 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: AC4, 973.38
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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."
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
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
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
Account books, 1757-1773 by George Washington ( Book )
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)
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
 
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Alternative Names
Custis, Jackie 1754-1781
Languages
English (31)