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Note, Bushrod Corbin Washington, 1843 August 28

 Item — Box: 65, Folder: 1843.08.28
Identifier: RM-813; MS-5246

Scope and Contents

Autograph signed note, 1 page. A note that permits Bushrod's slave, Letty Williams, to travel from Jefferson County to Mount Vernon, Alexandria, and Washington, D.C. to visit her relatives for "the Space of four weeks." She is the wife of a free man named Soloman Williams. Bushrod Corbin Washington was George Washington's grand-nephew.


  • 1843 August 28


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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