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Jane C. Washington to Eleanor Love Selden Washington, 1847 April 15

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1847.04.15

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Blakeley to Mount Vernon. Much sickness in the early spring of cholera. Many people unable to work – Old Jenny, Maria and Dick, Lewis and George obliged to plough. Her cook Eliza has a crippled sore arm. Sophy, Joe, and Little Tom have been helping with many guests. Much discussion of weather.


  • 1847 April 15


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

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Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121