Letter, Bushrod Washington Herbert to John Augustine Washington III, 1847 July 20
Scope and Contents
Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Bushrod Herbert writes to his cousin about business and family news. The address panel contains three weeks of diary notes by John Augustine in pencil. He notes on August 27 that he went to Audley, where Lorenzo Lewis was "very ill and died after I left there." On September 2, his wife Nelly was attended to by a dentist named Dr. McCormick. On September 11, John Augustine notes that West Ford paid him "105.00 for 60 cords of wood and 8.23 for fruit and vegetables and 3.50 from Smoot for Louisa's lamb."
- Creation: 1847 July 20
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
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