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Letter, to Lund Washington, 1779 April 3

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1779.04.03
Identifier: RM-770 ; MS-5073
Letter, to Lund Washington, 3 Apr 1779
Letter, to Lund Washington, 3 Apr 1779

Scope and Contents

George Washington writes to Lund Washington from his headquarters in Middlebrook, NJ on 1779 April 3; makes arrangements for a shipment of fine Bordeaux claret; discusses financial matters concerning the estate of George Mercer; referenes the exchange of two slaves between Mount Vernon and his mother's home in Fredericksburg; questions Lund on the status of planting and propogating of trees, admonishing him for not answering some of his early queries and questions his management techniques; reports that things are slow on the war front and a recent storm impacted British transports.


  • Creation: 1779 April 3


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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121