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Letter, John Augustine Washington to unknown recipient, 1769 February 12

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1769.02.12
Identifier: W-1310/A.11-12

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. "Dear Sir." Received receipt of acct. sales for past year--he has drawn on them for 3 sets of Exchange of £100 each--please send Miss Bushrod's invoice of goods soon for she is to be married and cannot set up house keeping without them--[paragraph blurred]--weather so cold and river frozen, so Capt. Johnstone slow in loading ship--make him insurance on 16 hhds. tobacco by Lord Camden in case of loss--[Added under date of 20 March 1769 in J.A.W.'s hand is] "Invoice of all goods to be sent by the first ship into Rapahannock or Potomack for J. A. Washington," with list of things desired. On reverse is same list with prices added. Autograph letter signed, laminated, docketed "Copy of my Le[tter] and [invoice ?] [ ] Feb. 1769", watermark (crown over encircled heraldic device and motto). Name on original manuscript appears as "J. A. Washington".


  • 1769 February 12


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

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