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Letter, to Tobias Lear, 1791 April 6

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1791.04.06
Identifier: RM-530; MS-4496

Scope and Contents

While on his Southern tour, Washington writes to Lear that "I am perfectly satisfied that every necessary and proper step will be taken to procure a good Steward, and a good House keeper ..." for the Philadelphia household. Orders a garden worker to be paid.


  • 1791 April 6


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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet

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

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