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Guide to the Van Ness-Philip Family Papers
1711-1963 (bulk 1711-1945)
  MS 653

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 04, 2011
Description is in English.

Container List

Series I: James and David Burnes

Scope and Contents note

This series includes correspondence and papers of James and David Burnes. The materials consist mostly of land deeds and property business. David Burnes was an original proprietor of land in downtown Washington, D.C. and father-in-law to John P. Van Ness.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Burnes: deeds wills
undated, 1792-1807
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Burnes, James & David deeds
1752-1800
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Burnes, James & David deeds
1752-1800
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Will of Thomas Fletchall, planter
1783
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Land papers
1723-1782
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Indentures, bonds, business correspondence
1743-1783
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Land papers
1711-1796
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Accounts, papers, notes
circa 1780-1790
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Bills, notes, business correspondence
1794-1801
Box: 1 Folder : 10 David Burnes: letters
1790-1793
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Lands commissioners & their proprietors, taxes
undated, 1769-1796
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Lands commissioners & their proprietors, taxes
1797-1826
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Letters of John Oakley
undated, 1799-1800
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Fragment of a deed
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Account of property David Burnes
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Re: David Burnes estate, misc.
1774-1803, undated, 1719-1780

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