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Letter, George Augustine Washington to Burwell Bassett, Jr., 1791 July 4

 Item — Box: 20, Folder: 1791.07.04
Identifier: A-625.7

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Unable to write because of extreme illness -- very weak -- he and Fanny and children go to Berkeley -- they will remain for a while, but business will bring him back soon -- has account from Mr. Wilson -- had boots made for Burgess and will send them by his father when he comes. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, laminated, postmarked "Alex July 4", watermark.


  • 1791 July 4


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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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Mount Vernon VA 22121