Letter, Bushrod Washington, Jr. to Edward Burd, undated no. 79 (September 14)
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 3 pages. Visit of Miss Caton to Mt. Vernon--her approaching [marriage] to someone who will make her miserable--has heard of Burd's approaching marriage--General Moreau in Philadelphia--fever raging in Phila. will prevent [Bush. Washington] holding court there until Dec.--fears fever has come to Washington--Uncle [Bushrod Washington] leaves for Trenton and Aunt for "upper country," so will be alone--will try to visit Phila. in Spring. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexa. Va., laminated, George Washington's watermark (incomplete). Name on original manuscript appears as "B. Washington."
- undated no. 79 (September 14)
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English