Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 July 6
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 2 pages. Alexandria to Woodlawn. Lawrence has selected Mr. Hoop his cashier to pay--Y. will now select material--fears Smoot has no Carolina yellow heart pine needed for the ribs of the arch [for the new tomb]--cement from Smoot--workmen will want a room in one of the out houses--details about work--will see Thos. W. Smith about having screen [fancy iron gate for new tomb]--air-slacked lime. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, laminated, on cover is notation "Judge Washington died 26 [ ] 29 aged 71 years [ ]. Name on original manuscript appears as "W. Yeaton."
- 1839 July 6
- Lewis, Lawrence, 1767-1839 (Recipient, Person)
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From the Collection: 22.25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English