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Letters, Justine Van Rensselaer Townsend to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1890-1892

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 01

Scope and Contents

Two letters from Justine Van Rensselaer Townsend, Vice Regent of New York for the Mount Vernon Ladies Association, to Britannia W. Peter Kennon. In the 26 November 1890 letter, Justine asks Britannia to help the Ladies determine what is genuine at the upcoming 1890 Thomas Birch's Sons sale of Washington relics in Philadelphia. The sale will include "General Washington's papers, a clock, a punch bowl, and many other things."


  • Creation: 1890-1892



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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121