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Stewart, David


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Letter, to David Stewart, 1796 February 7

 Item — Box: 11, Folder: 1796.02.07
Identifier: A-508
Scope and Contents Washington encloses an advertisement which he plans to put in various gazettes and newspapers--he confides in secrecy his plan to rent his farms and the dower slaves--he may even interest associations in England or Scotland in farms through advertisements in gazettes--the intermarriage of dower negroes with others and those on neighboring farms will cause affecting and trying consequences, so Washington cautions Stuart to make no mention of the plan for the present--he doesn't care to rent...
Dates: 1796 February 7