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Jane C. Washington to John Augustine Washington III, 1854 January 17

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1854.01.17

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Blakeley. Paid $200 on stock note at bank. Is anxious about his brother determining to go to Housekeeping & renting Col. Devenport’s House. He will still be at Blakeley every day. She has been suffering from dyspepsia. Glad to hear the governess gives satisfaction. Reference to Miss Nancy at Walnut Farm, who “is not only a good house keeper but also understands gardening.”


  • 1854 January 17


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

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

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