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Anderson, James, 1745-1807

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Letter, to James Anderson, 1796 September 5

 Item — Box: 12, Folder: 1796.09.05
Identifier: A-283.108
Scope and Contents Washington writes that since Anderson didn't answer many of his queries, nothing can be decided about his employment until Washington can see him, which will be at Mt. Vernon at end of month--Washington expected him to speak with candor about his qualifications, although he is “sensible it is not a pleasant thing for any man to speak of himself”--as Washington will reside on the estate from now on, much work will be taken off superintendant's shoulders--Washington describes the writing of...
Dates: 1796 September 5