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William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1854 May 4

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1854.05.04

Scope and Contents

William is grateful for delivery of fish. Wants to visit Mount Vernon so that “our children should grow up knowing and loving each other.” Discusses the planting of corn and wheat. Says Cary may visit before his return to Jefferson.


  • 1854 May 4


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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