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Letter, Tobias Lear to Clement Biddle, 1789 June 22

 Item — Box: 14, Folder: 1789.06.22
Identifier: A-283.46

Scope and Contents

A.L. initial S. 1 page. New York. Billy [Lee] arrived--"The President thinks those ornaments will not answer the purpose as the two sets are not made to join each other & neither separate are large enough for his table"--President much indisposed--fever and a tumor on his thigh. Autograph letter initial signed, docketed, watermark. Name on original manuscript appears as "T. L."


  • Creation: 1789 June 22


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

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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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