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Advocate and Sentinel, Huntington, PA, 1838 January 3

 Item
Identifier: RM-346; NEWS-2339

Scope and Contents

The paper carries a reprint from the Philadelphia Gazette reporting that the remains of General Washington were recently placed in a sarcophagus made by Mr. Struthers of Philadelphia. At the time of the removal evidence was found of a remarkable state of preservation. "The high pale brow wore a calm and serene expression; and the lips, pressed still together, had a grave and solemn smile, such as they doubtless wore when the first President gave up his blameless mortal life, for an immortal existence." p 2 col 2, 3

Dates

  • Publication: 1838 January 3

Extent

4 p.

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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