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Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1789 June 21

 Item — Box: 14, Folder: 1789.06.21
Identifier: R-181; MSS-756

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Alexandria. Discusses religion ... suggests his mother rise early and ride before breakfast ... glad she is rid of Sorrel ... welcome to molasses sugar ... will not be diffident in requesting favors of her ... glad to hear wheat, barley, and clover are so fine ... agricultural advice ... Name on original manuscript appears as "B. Washington."


  • 1789 June 21


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

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