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William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1859 April 14

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1859.04.14

Scope and Contents

William writes that he and Charlotte will visit in the week after Easter. Charley will come home for Easter vacation to “overhaul his wardrobe & prepare him for the spring.” Jenny’s board and tuition are paid, and he furnished $10 for travel expenses. The crops are doing well. Is sorry to hear of the ill success of Augustine’s fisheries.


  • 1859 April 14


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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

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Mount Vernon VA 22121