Washington Camp Stool, Tudor Place Collection
This camp stool is one of two surviving stools of the 18 purchased by George Washington in May 1776 from Philadelphia upholsterer Plunket Fleeson. Thomas and Martha Peter purchased six of these stools at an 1802 estate sale. It is part of the collection at Tudor Place. Tudor Place was the Washington, D.C., home of Thomas and Martha Custis Peter. Martha Custis Peter was First Lady Martha Washington's granddaughter.