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Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865


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Letter, Henry Winter Davis to John Augustine Washington III, 1849 February 24

 Item — Box 1
Scope and Contents

Discusses the codicil of his father’s will. Mrs. Washington is not compelled to sell. Upon her death, the heirs may sell despite the codicil. Suggests Mrs. Washington partition the land before her death in order that JAW may do “what you please with the land.”

Dates: 1849 February 24