Found 2 collections related to Principio Company

Principio Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
The Principio Company, one of the largest iron-making enterprises in colonial America, was formed in England around 1716. The company eventually owned over 30,000 acres of land and produced over half of the pig iron exported to England before the... more
Washington, William Augustine, 1757-1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17045
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Augustine Washington (1757-1810) of Westmoreland County, Virginia, was the son of George Washington’s half-brother, Augustine Washington (1718?-1762). The collection consists of two letters written to Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer,... more