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Washington, John Augustine, III, 1821-1861



  • Existence: 1821-1861
  • Existence: 1821 - 1861

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Letter, James M. Brown to John Augustine Washington III, 1851 November 5

 Item — Box: 72, Folder: 1851.11.05
Identifier: 2017-SC-008-011
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Brown writes about selling some of John Augustine's lands. On the back of the letter, he asks if the remains of George Washington's old coffin still in the old vault at Mount Vernon. If so, Brown, writes, he can identify the pieces and place them at the National Institute for "more perfect preservation."

Dates: 1851 November 5