Letter, to George Augustine Washington, with letter of provenance, 1787 September 2
Scope and Contents
George Washington appointed George Augustine Washington manager of Mount Vernon in his absence. The letter gives detailed instruction of farming Mount Vernon, as well as decorating the mansion, improvements to farm buildings, supervision and care of the servants, miscellaneous purchases.
- 1787 September 2
- Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Creator, Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet
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