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Lewis, Betty Washington 1733-1797

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Works: 33 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 43 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Betty Washington Lewis
 
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Most widely held works by Betty Washington Lewis
Letters of the Lewis family ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A payroll, 1775, for soldiers under the command of Capt. George Lewis, has an unsigned draft letter, n.d., on verso, regarding desertions in the British army, the arrival of reinforcements, and a blockade on the Schuylkill River
Letter : to George Washington, Mount Vernon by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1790 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
GW's sister mentions GW's recent trip to Rhode Island, inquires about his health, and reports her health problems. She would like to visit Mount Vernon before the Washingtons return to Philadelphia; invites them to visit her. Mentions items left to GW in their mother's will; the accounts of the estate will be settled soon
Letter : to [George Washington] by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1796 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Has made inquiry about [Andrew] Parks and report is favorable--Harriot [Washington] anxious to have his consent [to the marriage]--she [Betty L.] desires to buy a mule for a work nag
Letter : Fredericksburg, to Genl. Washington, Mt. Vernon by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1790 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
G.W.'s arrival at Mt. Vernon--settling mother's estate--has some articles their mother left to him
Letter : to George Washington by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1793 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Concerning her sons Robert and Howell who were with the President in Philadelphia, and her niece, Harriot, who was living with her in Fredericksburg. Also inquires about the price of wheat
Letter : Mount Vernon, to His Excellency General Washington by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1779 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter : to [George Washington] by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1793 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Her family sick--cannott keep Harriot [Washington] any longer because she cannot afford it
Letter : to George Washington by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1792 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Has been indisposed -- will take Harriot Washington to live with her this winter if she comes well supplied with clothes -- last time she was there, Harriot often couldn't appear in public because of a lack of clothes -- she (Betty) cannot advance any to her because she is supporting 3 grandchildren & may have more -- Fielding very distressed -- "his children would go naked if it was not for the assistance I give him"--Her family has been very sickly this fall -- goes to visit daughter Betty Carter in Albemarle -- change of air may help -- will return in a few weeks
Letter : Fredericksburg, to George Washington by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Harriot is very pleased with things Washington sent to her from Philadelphia -- she is very deserving & takes care of her things -- two valuable Negro hands have run away, probably to Philadelphia to be free, and Betty asks her brother's advice in the matter -- her next year's crops will be negligible unless they can be returned
Letter : to George Washington by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1790 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Report of the death of her son Lawrence's first wife (Susannah Edmundson) in child-birth. Settlement of Mary Ball Washington's estate. Asks about her son, Robert, who was serving as Washington's personal secretary
Letter : Fredericksburg to His Excellency Genl. Washington, Philadelphia by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter by Johnny Lewis--hurt at not hearing from him during afflictions--husband and Brother Sam died within 3 weeks of each other & she has been ill--" ... My Dear Brother was there not one half our you could spare to write a few lines to an only Sister whoe was laboring under so mutch affliction both of Body and mind ..."
Letter : to [George Washington] by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Harriet very deserving of favors he sends her--two runaway negroes from her plantation
Letter : to [George Washington] by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
George, Bushrod & Corbin are there--Bushrod says she's to have no part of the slaves [of Mary W-n's estate]--division of her property--doctor's bills high--Col. Ball thinks crops will pay off debts of estate
Letter : Mill Brook, to George Washington by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1796 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Betty writes to Washington on Harriot's behalf, who wants to inform him that Andrew Parks, a merchant of Fredericksburg, has been courting her and she would like to marry him -- Betty says that Parks is "very much respected by all his acquaintances ... a sober sedate young man and attentive to business"--She has left town for a healthier place which has the advantage of having a mill as well
Letter : to [George Washington] by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1796 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Received the bills--Harriet [Washington] was married July 15, & has gone to her Brother's in Berkeley [Geo. Steptoe Washington]--expects to go to son Lawrence's in Frederick for her health--"My Dear Brother it is with Infinite Pleasure I here you intend to retire to your owne Home, there I hope you will Enjoy more statisfaction than you Possibly can do in Public Life ... "
Letter : to [George Washington] by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1796 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Harriot's [Washington] intended marriage to [Andrew] parks--a mule--cannot get to Mt. Vernon for she has no horse--Harriot's wedding dress
Letter : Fredebg., to His Excellency Genl. Washington, Philadelphia by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Desires him to order a chariot for her
Letter : to [George Washington] by Betty Washington Lewis( )
1 edition published in 1792 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sends G.W.'s letter to Howell [Lewis]--although his education is slender, hopes he can meet G.W.'s expectations [G.W.'s offer to take Howell into his family as a secretary]
Letters of the Lewis family by Lewis family( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Includes letter, 1 July 1789, from James Maury, Liverpool, Eng., to Betty Washington Lewis, Fredericksburg, Va., regarding the shipment of tobacco and the tobacco market; and letter, 26 September 1795, from George Washington, Mount Vernon, Va., to George Lewis, regarding a visit by Lewis and a land sale involving Henry Lee and Alexander Spotswood
Philadelphia, to Betty Washington Lewis by George Washington( )
1 edition published in 1796 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Concerns the matrimonial prospects of Andrew Parks, who has asked to marry Washington's niece and ward Harriot Washington
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis, Elizabeth Washington, 1733-1797
Washington, Betty, 1733-1797
Languages
English (33)