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Letter, Bushrod Corbin Washington to John Augustine Washington III, 1842 May 14

 Item — Box: 64, Folder: 1842.05.14
Identifier: RM-410; MS-3310

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. Brown's Hotel, Washington, D.C. to Mount Vernon. Bushrod describes the slow work in the Dismal Swamp to his nephew. He also comments on the Wise and Stanley affair. Tells about the sale of lumber. "6" rate, stampless cover.


  • 1842 May 14


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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