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Judith B. Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, 1857 August 6

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1857.08.06

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Hampstead, Virginia to Mount Vernon. Discusses her love of gardening and the recent harvest. Says she likes the new teacher at a neighbor’s house “but she looks consumptive.” Describes a monument to two boys.


  • 1857 August 6


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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