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Jane C. Washington to Eleanor Love Selden Washington, 1846 November 4

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1846.11.04

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Blakeley to Mount Vernon. Misses the family and tells of items that were left during their last visit. Much rain has kept her from church. Maria sent jars of quince jelly for her. Gives family news and describes some roses. Sends message to Augustine “to write to his old and now very unimportant mother.”


  • Creation: 1846 November 4


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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