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Letter, Bushrod Washington, Jr. to Edward Shippen Burd, 1805 February 7

 Item — Box: 39, Folder: 1805.02.07
Identifier: A-660

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Rock Hill and Georgetown. Bushrod Washington Jr. writes to Burd about local and regional political battles involving the impeachment of judges, including Judge Samuel Chase of the Supreme Court, and Randolph's treatment of Chase, as leader of the impeachment. Washington also speaks critically of "Duane," probably William J. Duane the politician, or perhaps his father the newspaper editor. Autograph letter signed, laminated, watermark (1803). Name on original manuscript appears as "B. Washington."


  • 1805 February 7


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

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