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Washington and Custis Family Account Book

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0138

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).


  • 1757 - 1773


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

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

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


2 Item (46 leaves, disbound)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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