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William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1854 May 24

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1854.05.24

Scope and Contents

William writes that he received the fish and paid for the herring but not the shad. Describes corn and wheat crops. Refers to upcoming election for the “sheriffalty.”


  • 1854 May 24


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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