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Letter, Churchill Thornton to George Fayette Washington, 1833 September 5

 Item — Box: 57, Folder: 1833.09.05
Identifier: A-698

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Pha. Alms House to Brucetown Frederick County, Virginia. Asks about money loaned by him to Dr. Snyder and not repaid--could have made several hundred dollars in a few days by investing it in stock--will subscribe to Saturday Evening Post for him-- approves of sending cousin Charles to college. Name on original manuscript appears as "Churchill." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked "Phil Oct 4", docketed "The Funeral," laminated, watermarked (J.L. Robeson, Phila.).


  • 1833 September 5


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From the Collection: 22.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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