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Letter, Bushrod Washington, Jr. to George Corbin Washington, 1829 December 30

 Item — Box: 54, Folder: 1829.12.30
Identifier: A-301.275

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Mount Vernon to Washington City. Bushrod Washington Jr., writes that Cousin John [Augustine Washington] is doing the inventory of the late Judge Bushrod Washington's estate -- the two of them are having some doubt as to bequests, particularly about what books should be considered part of the law library -- they suggest a solution, and are trying to iron out difficulties on that point and to clarify one boundary line -- he suggests George mind his health and travel in a closed carriage rather than by horseback -- Bushrod Jr's. family is expected at Mt. Zephyr today. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed by Geo. C. Washington, written in a later hand "Son of Col. Wm. A. Washington and brother of Hon. G.C. Washington, on business concerning settlement of Gen'l Washington's estate," postmarked "Alexa. Ca Dec. 30," laminated.


  • 1829 December 30


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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