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Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1797 April 4

 Item — Box: 29, Folder: 1797.04.04
Identifier: MSS-245

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Richmond to Hannah Washington, Bushfield. Distressed over health of his niece--hopes she will be spared to them [probably Mary Lee Washington, b. 1795 - d. 1827, daughter of his brother Corbin]--"She is the picture of two beloved angels"--business with Col. [Wm. A.] Washington--pay Mr. Rice for horse bought of him--Nancy [wife, Anne Blackburn Washington] will be delighted to send her all of her books. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked "[ ] April 1797", watermark. Name on original manuscript appears as "B. Washington." Date on original catalog card appears [17]97 April 4.


  • 1797 April 4


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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