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Letter, Anna Maria Thomasina Blackburn Washington to George Fayette Washington, 1810 May 3

 Item — Box: 42, Folder: 1810.05.03
Identifier: A-680

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Woodlawn. Anna Maria writes her dear brother news of the "Doctor" [Stuart] and family, a visit at Ossian Hall, and "Aunt Lewis" and family at Woodlawn -- wishes to have thread spun to knit stockings for her two brothers George Fayette and Charles for they are "much more pleasant in Summer than cotton" but is having trouble finding someone to do the spinning for her -- Aunt Lewis has knitted purses for them. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, laminated, watermark (RG). Name on original manuscript appears as "A. M. W."


  • Creation: 1810 May 3


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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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121