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Anna Maria Alexander to John Augustine Washington III, undated 012

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: undated 012

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Anna writes of the death of an enslaved woman named Harry: “she died on Monday last, after a short illness, inflammation of the brain and womb… Dr. Alexander and Straith examined her body and found the womb and other organs around it entirely diseased. Mother has lost a kind and faithful servant, a sincere tho humble friend. We shall all feel her loss, to mother it is irreparable, she has no servant who can take her place.”

Dates

  • undated 012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Repository

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