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george washingtons mothers original will

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  1. gypsyr0ad

    gypsyr0ad Regular Member

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    A friend of mine has a hauling business and found something crazy.

    A hand written will dated 1788 and believe it or not, its george washingtons mothers will, the whole family tree is listed among several slaves and all kinds of things she left to other family members.
    I googled george washingtons siblings names and sure enough, its them listed in the will.

    This has to be worth something to someone, would you have any idea how I can research this?

    thanks in advanced

    we are assuming its a draft of this will
    Thanks to BH :)
    http://www.kenmore.org/genealogy/washington/mary_will.html
     
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  2. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    Tell him to contact Sotherby's in new york,they deal with this kind of stuff on a regular basis.

    http://www.sothebys.com/en/departments/books-manuscripts/overview.html
     
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  3. blanko

    blanko Power Member

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    Pawn Stars!
     
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    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    They will not give a good price, a document like this would be better in a auction house.
     
  5. gypsyr0ad

    gypsyr0ad Regular Member

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  7. E=MC²

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    It must be worth a fortune.
     
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    Contact the Goddamn Smithsonian or Library of Congress
     
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  9. manny2513

    manny2513 Junior Member

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    Here is the thing.

    If the Document is legit it could be worth hundred of thousands but unfourtunetly when something is unique is really hard to determine the value.

    If you want to get the most out of it you must fist get the document to an expert and get it verified and then take it to a antique/history collectors auction there is where you can get the most for it.
     
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    When you have news tell us how much it's worth.
     
  11. Kaistar

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    Deal with the proof of ownership first...
     
  12. gypsyr0ad

    gypsyr0ad Regular Member

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    yah, he called them and they I guess are freaking out over it and wanting picts of it, so he is trying to take a few with his cell phone to send to me, so I can send to them, he doesn't have the internet.

    He is thinking it could be worth millions lmao, I am sure the right person would pay huge money for it.

    Like you guys are saying, it really has no value, its worth what ever someone would pay to have it,

    I am blessed that he is my best friend from childhood, so what ever happens, I am getting a cut, he is just that way.
    :)

    I told him to go back to the burn pile, any letters he finds, save them..


    Yah, he found it in his burn pile, it luckily didnt make it to get burnt, lmfao

    I am alwasy telling him about boxes of letters and what not he gets to save, he never listens, he is listening now, lmao
     
  13. gypsyr0ad

    gypsyr0ad Regular Member

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    will do, ill be one happy camper if its worth a fk load of money :)
     
  14. derggt

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    Can't post links, but if you want to reference it's easy to find the exact wording of the will.

    The people at mbwm dot org could definitely tell you if it's original.
     
  15. gypsyr0ad

    gypsyr0ad Regular Member

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    He finallly figured how to send a pic of it to me, its not the best, but here it is.

    I was advised to remove the image, I m sorry
     
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  16. manny2513

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    The think is that if is unique then there is no way to reference against another document and find out if is original.

    It needs to be analyzed better like the age of the paper, age of the ink, comparision od signature against other letter she sent in the past ect ect
     
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    OMG, are you fucking serious? That's worth money and a lot of it.. Congrats!! ~ it looks like a draft to the original copy, not sure. It'll still be worth good money..
     
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  20. gypsyr0ad

    gypsyr0ad Regular Member

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    he is on his way over so I can get a scan of it and then we gonna fax to the proper ppls.

    lmfao @ the pawnstars picts, you make that kind of fast