Two deeds to land in Washington, D.C. signed: "Jas. M. Trotter, Recorder" on 3½" by 8½" filing portion of deed 8½ inches by 14 inches. Washington, D.C. December 14, 1887. One of the deeds is to land on Maryland Avenue and 13th Street, S.W., purchased by Erastus Kurtz Johnson, founder with his brother-in-law William Wimsatt of the Johnson and Wimsatt Lumber Company of the District of Columbia. Today, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel is at 1330 Maryland Ave., S.W.