Letter, Bushrod Washington, Jr. to Edward Shippen Burd, 1807 February 7
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 3 pages. Rock Hill. Bushrod comments on Aaron Burr's efforts to separate western states -- thinks his plan an absurd for one of his intellect and feels he cannot succeed -- Burr should be arrested and tried if any crime can be found -- mentions the costly delays of Congress -- says his fondness for ladies is increased by his high opinion of his wife, Henrietta Spotswood -- makes comments on Burd's romance. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed "Bushrod Washington Mt. Vernon," postmarked "Washington City, Feb. 14", laminated, watermark. Name on original manuscript appears as "Bushrod Washington."
- 1807 February 7
- Washington, Bushrod, 1785-1830 (Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English