[77] Harrison, Early American Turf Stock, I, 152, 155-156.

Chapter 3. THE MARRIED HOUSES.

[78] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, I, 308.

[79] Ibid., 366.

[80] Deed Book E, 63. Alexandria.

[81] From information furnished by Mr. Taylor Burke.

Alexandria Deed Books: 43, 445; E, 90, 316; L-3, 474; P-3, 650; Q-3, 19; T-3, 537; V-3, 383; W, 398; W-3, 453.

Alexandria Will Book 4, 63.

Fairfax Will Book D, 17-20.

Chapter 4. THE FAIRFAXES OF BELVOIR AND ALEXANDRIA.

[82] Neill, The Fairfaxes of England and America, 49.

[83] Fitzpatrick, Writings, I, 166.

[84] Ibid., 122-123.

[85] Cary, Sally Cary, 50.

[86] Neill, The Fairfaxes of England and America, 95-97.

[87] Minute Book, Court held August 15, 1758, 501-502.

[88] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, II, 118.

[89] Fitzpatrick, Writings, XXVII, 58

[90] Ibid., 57.

[91] Ibid., XXXVI, 262-265.

Chapter 5. THE GEORGE WILLIAM FAIRFAX HOUSE.

[92] Minutes of the Trustees of Alexandria, 1749-1767; Deed Book G-1, 116. Fairfax Court House.

[93] Minutes of the Trustees of Alexandria, 1749-1767.

[94] Fairfax Court House Records. Missing Liber K (now in the Library of Congress), 124-127.

[95] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, II, 42.

[96] Personal Property Tax, Fairfax County (1782-1793). Virginia State Library Archives, No. 400.

[97] Lee, Lee of Virginia, 235-254.

[98] Shepperson, John Paradise and Lucy Ludwell, 98.

[99] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, IV, 270, 280.

Alexandria Deed Books: B, 364; D, No. 2, 177.

Alexandria Will Book 2, 278 (Orphans' Court).

Fairfax Deed Books: C-1, 382; G-1, 116.

Fairfax Deed Book K, 119-127; 302-307, 368, 370. Now in Library of Congress.

Chapter 6. JOHN GADSBY AND HIS FAMOUS TAVERN.

[100] Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, XVI, No. 4, 233.

[101] So-called by Thomas T. Waterman, author of The Mansions of Virginia.

[102] Columbia Mirror and Alexandria Gazette, October 30, 1793.

[103] Ibid., November 6, 1793.

[104] Ibid.

[105] A number of years ago the Metropolitan Museum acquired by purchase the woodwork of the great ballroom, where so many of Alexandria's social events had taken place. It is an outstanding exhibit in the American wing.

[106] Custis, Recollections and Private Memoirs, 451-452.

[107] Liber R, No. 2, 372. 1809. Alexandria.

[108] Alexandria Gazette, October 19, 1824.

[109] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, IV, 298.

[110] Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, XVI, No. 4, 238.

[111] Ibid.

Alexandria Liber P, No. 2, 421. Indenture, July 8, 1802.

Chapter 7. THE MICHAEL SWOPE HOUSE.

[112] Minutes of the Trustees of Alexandria, 1749-1767.

[113] Liber D (1755-1761), 452. Fairfax Court House.

[114] Ibid.

[115] Liber B, 375. July 25, 1786. Alexandria.

Alexandria Deed Book X, 330.

Fairfax Liber I, No. 1, 321-322; N, No. 1, 226.

Chapter 8. DR. WILLIAM BROWN Author of the First American Pharmacopoeia AND HIS DWELLING.

[116] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, II, 64.

[117] Fitzpatrick, Writings, XXX, 133.

[118] Lund Washington's ledger, 148. Manuscript Collection of the Mount Vernon Ladies Association.

[119] Washington's Papers, Ledger B, 119. Library of Congress.

Alexandria Liber B, No. 3, 273; H, No. 1, 140.

Fairfax Deed Books: D, No. 1, Part 1, 436; M, No. 1, 25, 261; O, No. 1, 82.

Fairfax Liber M, 259; S, No. 1, 419.

Chapter 9. THE PERUKE SHOP.

[120] Order Book, 333-334. (April 18, 1759.) Fairfax Court House.

[121] Liber J (I), 236. Alexandria.

Alexandria Deed Books: F, 483; S, 420; V, 114.

Alexandria Liber O, No. 2, 453.

Fairfax Deed Books: C, 306; G, 119; P, No. 1, 385.

Fairfax Liber D, 169.

Chapter 10. HISTORIC CHRIST CHURCH.

[122] Truro Parish Vestry Book (Manuscript), sub. June 4, 1753.

[123] Ibid., November 22, 1754.

[124] Ibid., November 29, 1756.

[125] Slaughter, Truro Parish, 96-100.

[126] Papers of George Washington, Library of Congress, Vol. 258.

Chapter 11. THE PRESBYTERIAN MEETINGHOUSE.

[127] Dr. Muir's Report, in the files of the Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia.

[128] Minutes of the Session.

[129] Committee Book, October 4, 1825, 132.

[130] Alexandria Gazette, 1831.

[131] Committee Minutes, 208.

[132] Ibid., 209.

[133] Ibid., 212.

[134] Session Book, Session 210, 134 (April 29, 1837).

Fairfax Liber L, No. 1, 215.

Chapter 12. PRESENTING THE SUN FIRE COMPANY

[135] Minutes of the Sun Fire Company. Courtesy of Miss Cora Duffey.

[136] Papers of George Washington. Library of Congress. Vol. 275 (August 24-October 19, 1795), sub. October 7, 1795.

Chapter 13. CAPTAIN JOHN HARPER AND HIS HOUSES.

[137] Minutes of the Trustees of Alexandria, 1749-1767; Deed Book G. No. 1, 116. Fairfax Court House.

[138] Hamilton, Letters to Washington, IV, 196.

[139] Liber G, No. 1, 28, Fairfax Court House.

[140] Powell, Old Alexandria, 313-314.

Alexandria Deed Book E, 128.

Alexandria Land Book (1798-1800), Virginia State Library and Archives.

Alexandria Will Book B, 16-161.

Fairfax Liber K, No. 1, 270-275.

Chapter 14. DR. ELISHA C. DICK AND THE FAWCETT HOUSE.

[141] Letters of his great-grandson, J.A. Pearce, to Dr. A.M. Toner, August 30, 1885. From copies given the author by Mr. W.B. McGroarty.

[142] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, II, 340.

[143] Deed Book I, 41. Alexandria.

[144] Lindsey, Historic Homes and Landmarks of Alexandria, Virginia, 37.

[145] Freeman, R.E. Lee.

[146] Liber M, 121. Fairfax Court House.

[147] Ibid.

[148] Liber N, No. 2, 42. Fairfax Court House.

Alexandria Deed Books: A, 53; B, 23; C, 113; V, 445.

Fairfax Deed Books: B, 336; G, 39-42.

Fairfax Liber D, No. 2, 25.

Chapter 15. THE BENJAMIN DULANEY HOUSE.

[149] Fitzpatrick, Writings, III, 114. Letter to Burwell Bassett.

[150] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, II, 339 and 344.

[151] A Stranger in America (Anonymous), 212.

[152] Contributed by Mr. W.B. McGroarty.

[153] Courtesy Mr. and Mrs. John Howard Joynt.

Alexandria Deed Book T, 508.

Fairfax Deed Book O, 75.

Chapter 16. DR. JAMES CRAIK AND HIS DWELLING.

[154] From an address on James Craik, Physician General, by Major General Robert A. Patterson in The Military Surgeon, February 1932.

[155] Will Book A, 128, April 13, 1803. Alexandria.

[156] Ford, Writings of Washington, XIV, 245-258; Callahan, Washington: the Man and the Mason, 188-191.

[157] Prussing, The Estate of George Washington, Deceased, 58.

Alexandria Deed Book BB, 349.

Fairfax Deed Book Y, No. 1, 224.

Chapter 17. ALEXANDRIA'S OLD APOTHECARY SHOP.

Chapter 18. SPRING GARDENS.

[158] Order Book, 1753. Fairfax Court House.

[159] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, IV, 279.

[160] Washington's Cash Memorandum Book, Toner Transcript in Library of Congress.

[161] Baker, Washington After the Revolution, 361.

[162] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, IV, 309.

[163] Baker, op. cit., 383.

Chapter 19. WILLIAM FITZHUGH AND ROBERT E. LEE.

[164] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, IV, 269.

[165] Ibid., 301.

[166] Ibid., 301.

[167] Ibid., 318.

Alexandria Deed Books: 13 (1883-1884), 399; K, No. 2, 234; M, 162; M, No. 2, 343; O, No. 2, 231.

Alexandria Will Book C, 308, 318.

Chapter 20. GEORGE WASHINGTON'S TENEMENTS.

[168] Fitzpatrick, Diaries, sub. April 28, 1760, I, 157.

[169] Powell, Old Alexandria, 76-78.

[170] Fitzpatrick, Writings, II, 448.

[171] Ibid., XXVIII, 25.

[172] Ibid., XXXIV, 503-504. George Washington to Tobias Lear.

[173] Papers of George Washington, 245. Library of Congress.

[174] Fitzpatrick, Writings, XXXV, 496.

[175] Ibid., XXXVI, 25.

[176] Prussing, Estate of George Washington, Deceased, 73 (page 30 of Will).

[177] Ibid., 81 (page 40 of Will).

[178] Liber M. Folio 140 (1804). Deed recorded June 17, 1805. Fairfax Court House.

Alexandria Deed Books: 4, 206, 209; 8, 459; 19, 10; 45, 205; 120, 464; 218, 532, 550; G, 256; I, No. 3, 165.

Alexandria Liber F, No. 3, 190-192; M, 140; X, No. 2, 524.

Chapter 21. THE GEORGIAN COTTAGE.

[179] Liber M, 103. Alexandria.

[180] Deed Book W, 10 and 103. Alexandria.

Chapter 22. THE VOWELL-SNOWDEN HOUSE.

[181] Powell, Old Alexandria.

Alexandria Deed Books: B, 195, 485; B-3, 329; L, 209; Q-2 (1826), 195.

Chapter 23. THE EDMUND JENNINGS LEE HOUSE.

[182] Lee, Lee of Virginia, 374; Lee, Recollections and Letters of General Lee, 24.

[183] Lee, Recollections And Letters, 28.

Alexandria Deed Books: A (1801), 264; H, 460.

Alexandria Will Book 4, 320.


PART THREE: FIVE SKETCHES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.

Chapter 24. THE YEATON-FAIRFAX HOUSE.

[184] Deed Book K, 264. Alexandria.

[185] Information contributed by Mr. Worth Bailey. The author is indebted to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association for permission to quote Yeaton's letter which follows in the chapter text.

Alexandria Deed Books: D, 81; S-2, 669.

Alexandria Liber V-3, 470.

Chapter 25. THE LA FAYETTE-LAWRASON-CAZENOVE HOUSE.

[186] Alexandria Gazette, October 19, 1824.

Fairfax Deed Books: G, 358, 383; K, 181.

Chapter 26. ENTER THE QUAKER PEDAGOGUE: BENJAMIN HALLOWELL.

[187] Hallowell, Autobiography, 99 and 100.

[188] Ibid., 104.

[189] Ibid., 105.

[190] Ibid., 108.

Chapter 27. THE ALEXANDRIA LYCEUM.

[191] Hallowell, Autobiography, 128-129.

[192] Alexandria Gazette, December 2, 1876.

[193] Liber Y, No. 3, 410. Alexandria.

Alexandria Deed Book 45, 406.

Alexandria Will Book 10, 414.

Chapter 28. THE SEA CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER AND HER HOUSE.

[194] The material for this sketch was contributed by Mrs. George R. Hill, Sr., daughter of Mrs. Melissa Hussey Wood.


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