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Jane C. Washington to John Augustine Washington III, 1854 March 27

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1854.03.27

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Blakeley. Sympathizes with the delayed visit due to the sickness of the family “and death of your valuable and good young servant Dennis. It is a severe affliction to his poor mother. He was I think her youngest child.” Is most anxious to see her grandson Lawrence. Had a visit from his brother and Christian and their son John. Went by invitation to Mr. Lovel’s school where pupils delivered speeches and addresses. Wants the family to visit and will have rooms fixed up for them. Sends “kind regards to your good & faithful servant Eliza, Danny & Sarah.”


  • 1854 March 27


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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