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William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1844 March 20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1844.07.25

Scope and Contents

Mr. Burns will release Washington from his contract. Mr. Roper is interested in purchasing the farm. Congratulates him on the birth of his daughter and wishes him “good luck to have a dozzen.” Discusses the new set of six sheriffs elected and crops.


  • 1844 March 20


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From the Collection: 4.25 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

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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