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Lot 299

Washington, Bushrod (1762-1829) Nephew of George Washington and U.S. Supreme Court associate justice (1798-1829). He inherited Mount Vernon from George Washington in 1799. Autograph letter signed ("Bush. Washington"), 1 page, Mount Vernon, July 12, 1809. To an unknown recipient regarding a document pertaining to his nephew Richard Henry Lee Washington, son of Bushrod's brother Corbin, who had died in 1800. Bushrod says, "…I will thank you to send me the attachment that I may attend to its service & return." Bushrod and Corbin were sons of George Washington's brother, John Augustine Washington. Corbin and his wife died in 1800 and when Henry Lee, who was one of three sons, came of age in 1810, his parents' estate was inventoried so he would receive one third of it. This document may pertain to that estate inventory.
Estimated Value $300 - 500.

Realized $192

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