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William Fontaine Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1859 June 29

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1859.06.29

Scope and Contents

William received two barrels of fine herrings by railroad. They had been misdirected to Winchester. The crops are doing well. He urges Augustine to leave Mount Vernon to avoid sickness.


  • 1859 June 29


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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