A Guide to the Lease to James Cocke, 1767 November 5 Lease to James Cocke MS 1968.2

A Guide to the Lease to James Cocke, 1767 November 5

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 1968.2


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 1968.2
Title
Lease to James Cocke 1767 November 5
Physical Characteristics
1 item.
Creator
Washington, George
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Lease to James Cocke, Manuscript #MS 1968.2, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1968.


Biographical/Historical Information

George Washington managed the estate of his stepson, Daniel Parke Custis.

Scope and Content

Washington leases land in York County, Va., to James Cocke of Williamsburg, Va., until John Custis, son and heir of Daniel Parke Custis, reaches age 21; yearly rent set at 8N current money of Virginia. AD signed "G.W."

Arrangement

1 item.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Cocke, James, 1740-1789
  • Custis, Daniel Parke, 1711-1757
  • Custis, John Parke, 1754-1781
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799
  • Subjects:

  • Leases - Virginia - Williamsburg

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Cocke, James, 1740-1789
  • Custis, Daniel Parke, 1711-1757
  • Custis, John Parke, 1754-1781
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799