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Letter, John Augustine Washington to Lund Washington, 1780 October 15

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1780.10.15
Identifier: A-516.5

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Introduces Thomas Griggs, tenant on George Washington's lands in Berkely--he wants new lease--J.A.W. recommends him as collector for G.W.'s rents in the area--Col. David Kennedy, Pa. farmer, has taken over one of General's leases--" ... a person who employed Lands in farming agreeable to the pensilvany method I should think would be the most agreeable tenants"--in Berkeley for Mrs. [Hannah Bushrod] Washington's health--lame horses prevent visit to sister [Betty Lewis] in Fredericksburg. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, laminated, watermark (MW). Name on original manuscript appears as "John Aug. Washington."


  • 1780 October 15


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

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