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Letter, Timothy Pickering to Burgess Ball, 1795 July 20

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 32
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-032

Scope and Contents

Timothy Pickering, Secretary of War and signer of the Declaration of Independence, writes to Burgess Ball to inform him that the president has not selected his Potomac land for the location of a federal arsenal. Autograph letter, signed. 1 page.


  • 1795 July 20


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1 pages ; 20 x 22 cm

Language of Materials


Related Materials

See 2021-SC-004-038

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121