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Custis, John Parke 1754-1781

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Works: 56 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 103 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Catalogs 
Roles: Collector
Classifications: AC4, 973.38
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Papers by Custis family ( Book )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Correspondence, 1708-1747, accounts, 1700-1750, estate and legal papers, slave lists, and other papers, of John Custis (1678-1749) of Williamsburg and York County, Va. Correspondents include William Byrd II, Philip Ludwell II, and Sir John Randolph
[Collection of booksellers' catalogs : United States and Canada, before 1996, held by The Bancroft Library ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection of catalogs and miscellaneous publications from booksellers in the United States and Canada, issued before 1996
Letter : Mount Airy, to Mrs. [Martha] Washington at Mr. Randolphs, Philadelphia by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Relieved to hear that "you were in so fair a way of getting favorably through the smal pox. The smal Danger attending that Disorder by Innoculation when the Patients follow the Directions of their Phycian has relieved me from much Anxiety."--Leaves for Wmsburg Tuesday but will return soon "to be present at a certain Occasion which I believe is not far distant." [Eliza Parke Custis born Aug. 21, 1776]--will later take [Nelly Calvert Custis] to Va. because house there is too small, & "I believe the Province of Maryd. will shortly be in a state of the greatest Confusion; the People being much discontented with their Convention; and Mr. Calvert takes a Part which I fear will involve him in many troubles - Govr. [Robt.] Eden sails for England in a few Days, or goes on board a man of War. There are many Tories who would go with Him most willingly, but I hear He has absolutely refused to carry them with Him."
Letter : Abingdon, to [George Washington] by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1779 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Family business prevents his accompanying [Mrs. W.] to camp--new plantation needs constant attention--attempt to drain the Pecoson [pocoson]--makes good meadow--recommends G.W. drain his Pecoson land at "Sheridan's Point"--It will be very advantageous to your Estate in the Neck, and will add much to the Prospect from the House ..." his ditcher will be available soon--assembly accomplishing nothing worth mentioning but local matters--Bill to incorporate city of Alexandria--ways to stabolize currency & lay taxes--to pay in lieu of mother's dower rights--depreciation of money--
Letter : to [George Washington] by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Williamsburg Custis' vessel is at Washington's disposal for conveying goods from Wmsbg area to Mt. Vernon--mentions disposition of W-n's corn, wheat, fodder & tobacco crops--replies to Washington's query on recording of certain deeds--Custis has sold his Wmsbg. estate for £20,000--thinks it a good price--monetary depreciation--taxes will be high next year--mentions recent capture of Fort St. Vincent, French on Illinois have pledged to defend the country against the British--has left the House to write this letter--House now working on the bill for recruiting the Army--increased the bounty over that offered by Congress
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 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1773 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter : to [George Washington] by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mortified at actions of [Va.] legislature--wishes to resign his public office but feels it his duty to continue in legislature to express his protests at their actions--emission of 10 million pounds immediately--action between Cornwallis and Genl. Greene--Greene has won universal esteem for his conduct
Letter : to [George Washington] by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1770 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter : Abingdon, to [Mr.] Price by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1780 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Concerning Price's management of his [farms], including agreement on terms and duties--payment of Bob Alexander
Letter : Mt. Vernon, to [George Washington] by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1779 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Has deeds for Alexander's land--poor conduct of a buyer of corn [for the army]
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
Letter, 1778 February 1, "Mt. Vernon," Va., to James Henry, Williamsburg, Va by John Parke Custis ( Book )
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
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 : Mount Airy, to His Excellency General Washington by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mrs. Washington can accompany the General anywhere now that she's gone thru smallpox [innoculation] successfully--expresses gratitude to G.W. for his guardianship--"He deserves the Name of Father who acts the Part of one."
Letter : Kings College, New York, to [Martha Washington] by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1773 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Well satisfied at this place--professors show him much favor, distinguish between him and the other students--describes his quarters and his schedule--received word of his sister's [Martha Parke Custis] death
Letter : Mount Vernon, to [George Washington] by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1779 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Requests G.W.'s advice whether to sell Eastern shore lands because of heavy taxes and can get no one to live there & work them--rumors of truce to be offered by British King--G.W.'s advice on draining low grounds [at Abingdon] to prevent tidal floods-poor corn crops and depreciation of paper money--everyone paying old debts in paper money--purchase of Alexander's land--army's success at Stony Point
Washington-Custis silver : property of a direct descendant, New York, Thursday, May 19, 2005 by Sotheby's (Firm) ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"A List of plate with the Weights of the different Articles belonging to JP Custis ... " by John Parke Custis ( )
1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Silver - Custis Family
 
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Alternative Names
Custis, Jackie 1754-1781
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English (43)