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Box: 1 Fold: 1 E. Fulton to Eliza Crawford
11/29/1812

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/29/1812 from E. Fulton to Eliza Crawford care of William Crawford, wishing her well and offering advice for a virtuous life; sent from Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Georgetown. Attached to the same letter is a handwritten note from Fulton to William Crawford, regarding some books that may be distributed to some members of Congress or sold to book sellers.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Lewis G. Davidson
8/26/1819 - 11/26/1819

DESCRIPTION: 4 Checks dated 8/26/1819 - 11/26/1819 from the Farmers and Mechanics Bank in Georgetown. Signed by Lewis G. Davidson. Transactions involve George Athey and James Caloer[?] & Son.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Thomas Harris to Lewis G. Davidson
7/24/1822

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 7/24/1822 from Thomas Harris to Lewis G. Davidson, concerning an account. Sent from Annapolis, Maryland to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Robert Walsh, Jr. to William Crawford
3/24/1827

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/24/1827 from Robert Walsh, Jr., editor of the "American Quarterly Review," to William Crawford, about a review. Sent from Philadelphia to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Jane Sutherland to William Crawford
6/28/1829

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 6/28/1829 from Jane Sutherland to William Crawford, mostly regarding mutual acquaintances. Sent from Baltimore, Maryland to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Lewis G. Davidson
11/30/1829

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/30/1829 from Ramsay Waters to Lewis G. Davidson, regarding John Wootton v. Lewis G. Davidson. Sent from Annapolis to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Talbot Jones Jr. to William Crawford
2/23/1830

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/23/1830 from Talbot Jones, Jr. to William Crawford, with discussion of a pro-Henry Clay paper [perhaps the "Cincinnati Mirror"] started in the vicinity of Cincinnati Ohio. Reference to James Murray Mason from Georgetown. Sent from Cincinnati to Baltimore.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Richard Crawford
7/12/1830 - 1/2/1832

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document: "Mr. Richd Crawford [Richard R. Crawford] to Richd Davis [Richard Davis] " listing account for clothing purchases 7/12/1830 - 1/2/1832.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Lewis G. Davidson
2/28/1831

DESCRIPTION: 1 Check: "Georgetown, 28 Feby 1831, Farmers and Mechanics' Bank, Pay to Thos C. Wright -- or Bearer, Thirty -- Dollars and seventy five Cents." Signed by Lewis G. Davidson.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Richard Simpson to Elias Joseph Sylvester
4/9/1831

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 4/9/1831 from Richard Simpson to Elias Joseph Sylvester, concerning a business transaction. Sent from Union Street, Borough to Norwood. Postmarked Walworth.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Lewis G. Davidson
6/13/1831 - 7/26/1831

DESCRIPTION: 2 checks from Farmers and Mechanics Bank, Georgetown, District of Columbia, dated 6/13/1831 and 7/26/1831 paid to Lewis G. Donaldson and signed by Donaldson.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Richard R. Crawford to William Crawford
9/1830

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 9/1831 from Richard R. Crawford to William Crawford, attorney in Baltimore, inquiring whether William has received Richard's recent correspondence. Richard comments that he has not heard any news from Georgetown in a while. Sent from New Haven to Baltimore.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 William Crawford
9/21/1831

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated Georgetown 9/21/1831: "Received of Mr. Wm. Crawford twenty dollars on account for C. Eckloff, E. Eckloff."

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Lewis G. Davidson
12/17/1831

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated 12/17/1831: "Mr. Lewis G. Davidson to Wm. O'Neale Jr., Sheriff & Collector" listing an account. Includes references to Brice Kelley[?], Ramsay Waters, William Gross, and Eli Garrett. On verso: "Accounts of Sheriff Montgy. Coy. Md."

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Will of Sarah Crawford
1/26/1832

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated District of Columbia, Washington County 1/26/1832: Last Will and Testament of Sarah Crawford. Lists Samuel Chase as witness, William Crawford as executor, and Henry C. Neale as register of wills.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 "In the Common Pleas"
2/9/1832

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated 2/9/1832 regarding a court case: "In the Common Pleas, Between Elias Joseph Sylvester and Robert Walker . . . }Plaintiffs and George Hardacre }Defendant," concerning damages. Reference to Thomas Flower and witness Thomas Henman of Furnivals Inn in the County of Middlesex.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 William Crawford to David Crawford
4/22/1832

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 4/22/1832 from William Crawford to his brother David Crawford, an attorney in Mobile, Alabama, reporting that Richard R. Crawford had departed for New Haven, Connecticut. Includes discussion of William's career and future plans. Reference to possibly obtaining a foreign service post through letters of recommendation from friends of Andrew Jackson. Mention of the possibility of getting a good recommendation from Mr. Loughborough or Francis Scott Key. Sent from Georgetown to Mobile, Alabama.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Elias Joseph Sylvester and Robert Walker
6/25/1832

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated 6/25/1832: "In the Exchequer of Pleas, Between Elias Joseph Sylvester [Plaintiffs] and Frederick Moss [Defendant]" concerning damages. Reference to Thomas Flower and Thomas Lade (witness).

Box: 1 Fold: 19 To Thomas Flower and Thomas Henman
7/6/1832

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document: "To Thos. Flower and Thos. Henman Attorneys of his Majesty's Court of K.B. at Westminster jointly or to any other Attorney of the same Court" concerning the lawsuit of Elias Joseph Sylvester and Robert Walker.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 William Crawford
9/24/1832

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated 9/24/1832 concerning a transaction among William Lusby, William Crawford, and Jason L. Hawkins. Signed by Leonard Mackall, Notary Public, District of Columbia, County of Washington.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Richard R. Crawford to William Crawford
11/13/1832

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/13/1832 from Richard R. Crawford to William Crawford, regarding the estate of Richard's parents. At the end of the letter, Richard suggests that William apply to ("Hickory") President Andrew Jackson for a post and expresses praise for Jackson's party. Sent from New Haven to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 William Crawford
12/31/1832

DESCRIPTION: 1 Partly Printed Document dated 12/31/1832: Notice from John Holtzman, Collector, to William Crawford, requiring Crawford to pay taxes.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 William Crawford and Sarah Crawford
1832

DESCRIPTION: 2 Tax Receipts to be paid to John Holtzman, Collector, Georgetown, 1832. One is for Sarah Crawford, and the other is for William Crawford's heirs.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Robert Ould
1832?

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document (fragment) signed by Robert Ould, concerning a matter of law. Undated but the text mentions "special authority under the law of 1832" and the "Ordinance of 1832."

Box: 1 Fold: 25 William Crawford to William H. Lusby
12/3/1832 - 10/28/1835

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document: Account of William Crawford to William H. Lusby for clothing purchases between 12/3/1832 - 10/28/1835.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 R. Pattison to William Crawford
1/7/1833

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 1/7/1833 to William Crawford from R. Pattison for James Ackland, regarding a bill. Sent from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Th. M. S. McKennan to William Crawford
2/4/1833

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed postmarked City of Washington 2/4/1833 from Th. M. S. McKennan[?] to William Crawford, concerning a bill. Sent to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 A. Short to Lorman Crawford
3/1/1833

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/1/1833 from A. Short to Lorman Crawford, indicating that Short will soon travel to the interior of Ohio and discussing the balance of an account. Sent from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 William Crawford to Thomas Donoho
3/23/1833

DESCRIPTION: 1 Promissory Note dated Georgetown 3/23/1833 from William Crawford to Thomas Donoho.

Box: 1 Fold: 30 William Crawford
3/23/1833

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/23/1833 from William Crawford to the president and directors of Union Bank, concerning a sale of stock.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 William Crawford
4/6/1833

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated Philadelphia 4/6/1833 regarding a payment involving John Andrews, William P. Dewees, and William Crawford, executor of the estate of Sarah Crawford.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 William Crawford
4/22/1833

DESCRIPTION: 1 Partly Printed Document dated 4/22/1833 concerning a payment of William Crawford at the Patriotic Bank of Washington.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Goszler, W. I.
4/25/1833

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 4/25/1833 from W. I. Goszler to William Crawford, regarding a payment due the Patriotic Bank of Washington. Sent from Office, Potomac Fire Ins Co., Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 34 William Crawford
10/31/1833

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated 10/31/1833: "Account Still Claimed, Taxes, Fees, &c." Sent from William O'Neale, Jr., Sheriff and Collector of Montgomery County, Maryland, to William Crawford, Georgetown. Initialed by Crawford. References to B. Selby , Ramsay Waters, L.[?] N. Clements, and William Scott.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Lewis G. Davidson
1833

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document: "1833. Eliza Davidson adux, Lewis G. Davidson" regarding payments. References to Henry C. Neale and C. Eckloff.

Box: 1 Fold: 36 William O'Neale, Jr. William Crawford
4/2/1834

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 4/2/1834 from William O'Neale Jr. to William Crawford, concerning taxes and fees. Sent from Rockville, Maryland to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 William Crawford
9/22/1834

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated 9/22/1834: "William Crawford to C. Eckloff" regarding a payment for pantaloons.

Box: 1 Fold: 38 William Crawford
1/23/1835

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 1/23/1835 to William Crawford from the Collector's Office, Washington, D.C., regarding a payment. Sent to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 39 William Crawford
2/7/1835

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter from to William Crawford from the Collector's Office, Washington, D.C., concerning taxes. Sent to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Caroline F. Crawford
11/9/1835

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/9/1835 from Caroline F. Crawford to her brother, mostly personal. Sent from Princeton, New Jersey to Georgetown. The document is faded.

Box: 1 Fold: 41 William Crawford
11/12/1835

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated 11/12/1835 regarding a payment by William Crawford to Eckloff for pantaloons.

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Account
11/12/1835 - 11/18/1835

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated 11/12/1835 - 11/18/1835: an account listing payments. Found among the Crawford Family Papers. References to Enoch Tucker and Jack Dyer.

Box: 1 Fold: 43 Circular
8/15/1835

DESCRIPTION: 1 Printed Document dated 1835: "Circular, Washington, D.C." from Samuel Carusi, Auction and Commission Merchant, soliciting goods for auction or sale. On back of document: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 8/15/1835 from James Miles to William Crawford, regarding a payment.

Box: 1 Fold: 44 William Crawford
1835 - 1836

DESCRIPTION: 6 Documents dated 1835-1836 detailing clothing purchases of William Crawford in account with C. Eckloff.

Box: 1 Fold: 45 William Crawford: Slaves Sold
2/2/1836

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Document dated Washington City 2/2/1836: a bill of sale of slaves named Clarissa (age 39), Artty [?] (age 6), Archy (age 3), and Sera (age 9 months) sold from William Crawford to Thomas Lloyd. Initialed by Crawford.

Box: 1 Fold: 46 Corporation of Georgetown
10/14/1836

DESCRIPTION: 1 Printed Document dated 10/14/1836: B. Clements and Robert Read. "Report of the Committee of Ways and Means, of the Corporation of Georgetown." Topics covered include debt of the Corporation, stocks and real estate held by the Corporation, annual expenditures, ways and means, and the Congress fund.

Box: 1 Fold: 46.5 Davidson, Eliza
10/19/1836

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 10/19/1836 to Eliza Davidson, regarding a financial note.

Box: 1 Fold: 47 William Redin & James Craik
10/23/1837

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated Georgetown 10/23/1837: "William Redin Trustee, & James Craik to William Fowler - Deed recorded 23d October 1837." Mention of the heirs of Lewis G. Davidson and Eliza Davidson.

Box: 1 Fold: 48 Richard R. Crawford
12/1838

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 12/1838 from an unidentified correspondent to Richard R. Crawford, mostly personal. Postmarked New Haven, Connecticut and addressed to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 49 Richard R. Crawford
11/15/1840

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/15/1840 from Richard R. Crawford to "My Dearest Hamish," presumably his wife, mostly personal. Includes reference to Martin Van Buren being "O.K." Sent to New Haven, Connecticut.

Box: 1 Fold: 50 Richard R. Crawford
3/2/1841

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 3/2/1841 to Richard Crawford, regarding Crawford's sister's house.

Box: 1 Fold: 51 Account Book
4/8/1841 - 6/18/1841

DESCRIPTION: 1 Manuscript Account Book dated Georgetown 4/8/1841 - 6/18/1841 detailing purchases of food, services, goods, and other items. References to Samuel G. Davidson, the "Baltimore Sun," Georgetown Poor House, the garden at Evermay, and William Lorman of Baltimore.

Box: 1 Fold: 52 John Marbury & Arnold Boone
3/11/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document: "John Marbury [of Georgetown] Trustee & Arnold Boone [of Warren County, Ohio], Deed to Walter Smoot [of Georgetown], Recd 7th June 1842 . . . Washington County in the District of Columbia . . . ."

Box: 1 Fold: 53 Eliza Crawford Davidson
3/3/1844

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/3/1844 from Eliza Crawford Davidson to "My dear Joseph," describing the events in Washington to commemorate the victims of the explosion aboard the "Princeton." Mention of stores being closed in Washington and Georgetown. Other referenes to Beverly Hennon, the death of Benjamin Harrison, Hugh Swinton Legare, and Lewis Fields Linn. Sent from Evermay in Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 54 Addison & Bronaugh
7/14/1847

DESCRIPTION: 1 Manuscript Document: "Henry Addison [of Georgetown] Trustee, Jeremiah W. Bronaugh [of Washington City], & Elizabeth H. Bronaugh [of Washington City] his wife, Deed to Peter O. Donnoghue [of Georgetown]. Received 7/14/1847."

Box: 1 Fold: 55 Richard R. Crawford
8/5/1847

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 8/5/1847 from Richard R. Crawford to his brother, mostly personal and concerning family issues. Reference to John Marbury. Sent from Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 56 Richard R. Crawford
9/28/1847

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 9/28/1847 from Richard R. Crawford. Sent from Georgetown, receiving sad news. Much browning on the document.

Box: 1 Fold: 57 Eliza Davidson
4/20/1849

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated Georgetown 4/20/1849 with reference to Eliza Davidson and Evermay.

Box: 1 Fold: 58 Richard R. Crawford
6/3/1850

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 6/3/1850 from Richard R. Crawford, regarding the health of Elias Joseph Sylvester.

Box: 1 Fold: 59 Richard R. Crawford v. James Hicks
12/19/1850

DESCRIPTION: 1 Partly Printed Document dated District of Columbia, Washington County 12/19/1850: court case of Richard R. Crawford v. James Hicks.

Box: 1 Fold: 60 Corporation of Georgetown
5/25/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 5/25/1851 "To the Hon. Boards of Aldermen and Common Council of the Corporation of Georgetown," regarding property fronting on warehouse alley in Georgetown. Signed by Richard P. Jackson, H. W. Griese King, John J. Bogue, Samuel Howard for Charles Marguand, Peter O'Donnoghue, and M. Adler.

Box: 1 Fold: 61 Frank Taylor to Richard R. Crawford
2/27/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 8/27/1851 from Frank Taylor to Richard R. Crawford, regarding an account. Reference to the estate of William Crawford. Includes ledger account of payments due. Sent from Washington, D.C.

Box: 1 Fold: 62 Richard R. Crawford
11/10/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/10/1851 from Richard R. Crawford to "My dear daughter," encouraging her to do well in school. Sent from Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 63 Richard R. Crawford to E. Charles
5/17/1852

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 5/17/1852 from Richard R. Crawford to E. Charles, regarding a court case. Sent from Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 64 Richard R. Crawford to Harriet A. Crawford
10/31/1852

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 10/31/1852 from Richard R. Crawford to Harriet A. Crawford, mostly regarding family matters. Reference to the likelihood of Franklin Pierce being elected U.S. President. Mention of Crawford's meeting Charles Dodge. Reference to Robert Davidson. Sent from Georgetown to New Haven, Connecticut.

Box: 1 Fold: 65 L. P. Waldo to Richard R. Crawford
7/20/1855

DESCRIPTION: 1 Partly Printed Letter dated Pension Office, July 20, 1855 from L. P. Waldo, Commissioner, to Richard R. Crawford, regarding the claim of Thomas Hilton for Bounty Land.

Box: 1 Fold: 66 Richard R. Crawford
7/28/1855

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Manuscript Signed dated 7/28/1855 by Richard R. Crawford. The document begins: "As regards the ordinance of the 16th of Sept 1833 it is sufficient to say that a contract is an agreement of two or more parties . . ." The document concerns a contracts case. Signed "R. R. Crawford, Mayor!"

Box: 1 Fold: 67 Richard R. Crawford to Harriet A. Crawford
10/14/1853

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 10/14/1853 from Richard R. Crawford to Harriet A. Crawford, regarding his poor health.

Box: 1 Fold: 68 Board of Aldermen Record Book
3/27/1857 - 4/23/1858

DESCRIPTION: 1 lenghty, thorough, and substantial Manuscript Letterbook containing letters written by Georgetown Mayor Richard R. Crawford to the Georgetown Board of Aldermen and Common Council, detailing the mayor's activities and the issues facing the town from 3/27/1857 to 4/23/1858.

Box: 1 Fold: 69 W. Matthews to Richard R. Crawford
6/30/1857

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 6/30/1857 from W. Matthews to Richard R. Crawford, concerning a bid for work on the Washington Aqueduct. Sent from Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 70 "Memorial of Citizens of Georgetown, D. C."
5/26/1858 - 6/2/1858

DESCRIPTION: 1 Printed Document dated 5/26/1858 - 6/2/1858: "Memorial of Citizens of Georgetown, D. C., Some of Whom Reside on the 'Heights,' Remonstrating Against the prayer of certain citizens of that town to have a portion thereof excluded from the corporate limits." Includes list of petitioners at end of document, and Richard R. Crawford's name appears second on that list.

Box: 1 Fold: 71 Mayor's Office
7/10/1858

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 7/10/1858 from Mayor Richard R. Crawford's Office to the Board of Aldermen & Common Council, regarding Thomas Orme of Georgetown. Includes handwritten notes on verso.

Box: 1 Fold: 72 Southworth, E.D.E.N.
10/1/1858

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 10/1/1858 from novelist Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte [E.D.E.N.] Southworth to Georgetown Mayor Richard R. Crawford, concerning road work on Prospect Street in Georgetown. Southworth explains that her garden and orchard are buried in dirt resulting from the road project. She notes how important her Georgetown house is to her and asks for his assistance in protecting her property. Sent from New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 73 Message of Mayor
12/21/1858

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Manuscript dated 12/21/1858: "Message of the Mayor" Richard R. Crawford regarding the "Ordinance for Appointing a Street Commissioner." From the Mayor's Office, Georgetown, to the Boards of Aldermen & Common Council.

Box: 1 Fold: 74 Richard R. Crawford to Montgomery C. Meigs
2/14/1859

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated Georgetown 2/14/1859 from Richard R. Crawford to Montgomery C. Meigs, concerning the ordinance authorizing the opening and laying out of Aqueduct Street. On same document is Autograph Letter Signed dated Washington 2/25/1859 by Meigs, commenting on the issue.

Box: 1 Fold: 75 R. Johnson to Richard R. Crawford
5/14/1859

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 5/14/1859 from R. Johnson to Georgetown Mayor Richard R. Crawford, regarding Circuit Court. Sent from Baltimore.

Box: 1 Fold: 76 Richard R. Crawford
5/16/1859

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Manuscript Signed dated 5/16/1859 written by Georgetown Mayor Richard R. Crawford, regarding a case.

Box: 1 Fold: 77 Richard R. Crawford
1859

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document dated 1859: "Mr. R. R. Crawford, To the Corporation of Georgetown, D. C." listing property tax and gas light tax."

Box: 1 Fold: 78 John A. Fraser to Richard R. Crawford
3/16/1860

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/16/1860 from John A. Fraser, Clerk in the Office of the U.S. Penitentiary, to Richard R. Crawford, requesting Crawford's presence at a board meeting.

Box: 1 Fold: 79 C. P. Sengstack to Richard R. Crawford
2/23/1861

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/23/1861 from C. P. Sengstack, Warden at the U.S. Penitentary, to Richard R. Crawford, regarding a meeting on the topic of the pay of officers.

Box: 1 Fold: 80 C. P. Sengstack to Richard R. Crawford
3/21/1861

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/21/1861 from C. P. Sengstack, Warden of the U.S. Penitentiary, to Richard R. Crawford, reporting that two convicts have escaped.

Box: 1 Fold: 81 C. P. Sengstack
3/22/1861

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Manuscript dated 3/22/1861 with the name C.P. Sengstack, Warden of the U.S. Penitentiary, on top of first page. This manuscript details the escape of two convicts referred to in Sengstack's letter to Richard R. Crawford the day before on 3/21/1861 that is preserved in the Crawford Family Papers: Box 1 Folder 80.

Box: 1 Fold: 82 Shother v. Shother
5/1861

DESCRIPTION: 1 Manuscript dated 5/1861: "Rhoda Shother vs. Robert S. Shother . . . Petition for Divorce in the Circuit Court of the District of Cola."

Box: 1 Fold: 83 George Butler: Declaration of Recruit
2/19/1862

DESCRIPTION: 1 Partly Printed Document dated 2/19/1862: Enlistment document detailing George Butler's enlistment in the Union Army. According to the document, Butler was born in Unity, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, was a laborer by occupation, was 28 years old upon enlistment, and enlisted in Cleveland, Ohio. The document was signed by Richard R. Crawford, "2d Lt 7th Infantry Recruiting Officer."

Box: 1 Fold: 84 Carbery to Shoemaker
1/15/1866

DESCRIPTION: 1 Manuscript Document: James L. Carbery [husband] & Eliza L. Carbery [wife] to Pierce Shoemaker, a deed, dated County of Washington, District of Columbia, 1/15/1866.

Box: 1 Fold: 85 Manuscript Notes
2/8/1867

DESCRIPTION: Manuscript Notes dated 2/8/1867 found among the Crawford Family Papers. Reference on first page to restoring the rights of the southern states of the Union.

Box: 1 Fold: 86 Bateman
8/3/1867

DESCRIPTION: 1 Manuscript Document dated 8/3/1867: "John Bateman et al vs. Jane E. Bateman et al } No. 834 Equity[,] Sup. Ct. D.C." Reference to order appointing R. R. Crawford trustee.

Box: 1 Fold: 87 Michael Lynch to Richard R. Crawford
11/4/1869

DESCRIPTION: 1 Partly Printed Document dated Washington County, District of Columbia 11/4/1869: Deed of Trust from Michael Lynch to Richard R. Crawford.

Box: 1 Fold: 88 Jones & Sibley
3/7/1870

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 3/7/1870 from an unidentified correspondent to "My Dear Father." Found among the Crawford Family Papers. Mention of returning to Georgetown. Letterhead: "Jones & Sibley, Wholesale and Retail Druggists, S. W. Corner Fifth and Market Streets, St. Louis."

Box: 1 Fold: 89 Hilary Smackum v. John H. Darne
8/23/1875

DESCRIPTION: 1 Manuscript Document dated Washington, D.C. 8/23/1875 regarding court case of John H. Darne v. Hilary Smackum. Reference to Richard R. Crawford.

Box: 1 Fold: 90 Wharton Jackson Green to Richard R. Crawford
4/11/1877

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 4/11/1877 from Wharton Jackson Green to Richard R. Crawford, attorney at law, concerning the finalization of the sale of "Friendship Farm." Mention of General Isaac Ridgeway Trimble not going South, but remaining at home in Baltimore. Sent from Warrenton, North Carolina to Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 91 John Sherman
1/16/1878

DESCRIPTION: 1 Printed Notice dated Washington, D.C. 1/16/1878 from John Sherman, Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, regarding subscriptions for the four percent funded loan of the United States.

Box: 1 Fold: 92 Report of Richard R. Crawford
9/24/1879

DESCRIPTION: 1 Manuscript Document dated 9/24/1879: "Report of R.R. Crawford Trustee on collection and sale of certificates of drawbacks." In the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, regarding Elizabeth Jane Strider vs. Charles Carrico.

Box: 1 Fold: 93 Richard R. Crawford to Thomas Dowling
3/8/1880

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/8/1880 from Richard R. Crawford to Thomas Dowling, regarding a request by Cornelius O'Brien, with reference to Julia Barnett and Georgetown College. Sent from Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 94 Mary Cady
9/14/1880

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Manuscript dated 9/14/1880: "In the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia holding a special term for probate business for the matter of the Estate of Mary Cady deceased." Petitioner Ellen Cady of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Box: 1 Fold: 95 William Goggins v. Christopher Segerson
1/5/1883

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 1/15/1883: William Goggins v. Christopher Segerson. In the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. Document bears notary public seal of Richard R. Crawford.

Box: 1 Fold: 96 W. S. Jackson
3/21/1883

DESCRIPTION: 1 Partly Printed Document dated 3/21/1883 from W. S. Jackson to M. Moriarity, regarding an account, with reference to James Clements and Georgetown College. Letterhead: "Office of W. S. Jackson, No. 3250 M Street, N.W.," Georgetown.

Box: 1 Fold: 97 Crawford, R.
4/11/188?

DESCRIPTION: 1 Envelope postmarked Princeton, New Jersey 4/11/188? from "The Princetonian" to "Mr. R. K.[sic?] Crawford, Georgetown, D.C."

Box: 1 Fold: 98 Laura Jones Crawford
2/5/1896

DESCRIPTION: 1 Partly Printed Letter dated 2/5/1896 from U.S. Treasury to Laura Jones Crawford, regarding a check.

Box: 1 Fold: 99 H. Addison
2/8/18??

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/8/18?? from H. Addison to Mr. Crawford, regarding an account.

Box: 1 Fold: 100 Mason Campbell to William Crawford
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated Autograph Letter Signed from Mason Campbell to William Crawford, reporting on the day's activities.

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