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Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 June 13

 Item — Box: 63, Folder: 1839.06.13
Identifier: W-774/F
Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 June 13
Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 June 13

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Alexandria to Woodlawn. No bricks to be had [for work on New Tomb]--the New Court House and New Meeting House have taken them all--in two weeks may be plenty--can get them in Washington and have them sent down with the lime in boats that run wood--Mrs. [Jane] Washington's project, unless it is done before the abutments are raised, hopes it will be suspended as it will be dangerous after the arch is finished--wants $100 to pay workmen etc.--his own salary--will save money by ordering lime from N. Y. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, directed "Pr. Sam," watermark (R. Amies). Name on original manuscript appears as "W. Yeaton."


  • 1839 June 13


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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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