Journal, 1787 June 18-September 4.


Journal, 1787 June 18-September 4.


Creator: Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802

Credit line: Gift of Mrs. E. A. Conrad, Mrs. Lawrence Howe, Mrs. William Loring Vaughan, Mr. Samuel Vaughan, Jr., and purchase from Mrs. George W. Gibson, 1989

Date: 1787

Description: "Minutes made by S.[amuel] V.[aughan] from Stage to Stage on a Tour to Fort Pitt or Pittsbourg in company with Mr. Michl. Morgan Obriar. from thence by S.V. only -- through Virginia Maryland and Pennsylvania." Bound, small octavo, 70-72 pages, 7 full or half page water color sketches. A printed note on tipped-in page 1 reads, 'Was bound by W. Pratt for H. [Henry] Stevens, 1861.' Includes Vaughan's visit to Mount Vernon and his sketch of the layout of the estate. Several pages have been tipped-in at the front of the volume which includes provenance and signatures of former owners.

Format: Manuscript ; drawings (visual works)

Language: English

Related collection: Historic Manuscript Collection

Source: RM-750 ; MS-4996

Title: Journal, 1787 June 18-September 4.

Type: Text ; still image

Repository: Digital Collections from the Washington Library at Mount Vernon

Source: From: Journal, 1787 June 18-September 4.

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