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Alexander, Anna Maria Washington, 1817-1850


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Maria Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, undated 012

 Item — Box 4, Folder: undated 012
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Anna writes of the death of an enslaved woman named Harry: “she died on Monday last, after a short illness, inflammation of the brain and womb… Dr. Alexander and Straith examined her body and found the womb and other organs around it entirely diseased. Mother has lost a kind and faithful servant, a sincere tho humble friend. We shall all feel her loss, to mother it is irreparable, she has no servant who can take her place.”

Dates: undated 012

Letter, John Augustine Washington III to Jane C. Blackburn Washington, 1841 December 13

 Item — Box 64, Folder: 1841.12.13
Identifier: 2017-SC-010-001
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Augustine Washington III to his mother mentioning his poor health, West Ford, an enslaved woman named Betty, and the state of affairs at Mount Vernon. A note to "Dearest Mother" is added on at the end of the letter by John Augustine's sister, Anna Maria Alexander.

Dates: 1841 December 13