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Jane C. Washington to John Augustine Washington III, 1837 October 3

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1837.10.03

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Blakeley. She is unable to join him at Mount Vernon as her business would not fare well. Is sending a horse down as he is better fitted for the saddle than harness. Writes about sending him to Mount Vernon to “relieve Maj. Lewis,” who is working with Struthers and Strickland to build the new tomb. Writes of her “deep veneration and gratitude to the memory of Genl Washington.”


  • Creation: 1837 October 3


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From the Collection: 5.7 Linear Feet (4 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121