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Jane C. Washington to John Augustine Washington III, 1853 May 9

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1853.05.09

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Blakeley. There is much whooping cough going around with so far one death. The weather is very fine, and there are many flowers. Glad to hear the fisheries are doing well. Describes her visit to Walnut Farm and the people she saw while there. Asks if he has seen the Masonic oration on the “centennial commemoration of the initiation of George Washington into the order of free Masons.


  • 1853 May 9


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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

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Mount Vernon VA 22121