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William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1856 September 9

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1856.09.09

Scope and Contents

William wishes Augustine to pay his note from the sale of Cousin Hannah’s personal property as she is determined to send Jenny to Philadelphia. He disagrees with this as there is a good female school in Charlestown. He had hoped for a visit from Augustine during the summer.


  • 1856 September 9


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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