Collection: John Parke Custis bill

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John Parke Custis bill

Mss 773315
Identifier: Mss 773315


John Parke Custis of Northampton, Va., bill of complaint against Southy Nelson. Contemporary copy of bill for an action brought by George Washington in behalf of his ward, John Parke Custis alleging that Nelson had appropriated land and timber belonging to Custis. Copy of Court decision of 1778 May 13 on verso.


  • 1773-05-15


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In English.

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.01 linear ft. (1 envelope) ; 31 cm.


Southy Nelson, George Washington 1732-1799.

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