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Leonidas was a stud horse that was foaled in 1774. John Parke Custis purchased Leonidas, his dam and another foal from Horatio Sharpe. GW later credited the estate of John Parke Custis with £300 for Leonidas (see Ledger B, 224).

[Rotunda | Founders Online | Print (Revolutionary War Series, Volume 14, pages 316-18)].

[Rotunda | Founders Online | Print (Confederation Series, Volume 1, pages 208-10)].

  • The Papers of George Washington Digital Edition, ed. Theodore J. Crackel. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, Rotunda, 2008.

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