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Columbian Centinel, Boston, MA, 1796 March 26

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: RM-1072; NEWS-5714 and RM-171; NEWS-2503

Scope and Contents

Newspaper ad by George Washington advertising the rental of 4 Mt. Vernon farms--not including Mansion House Farm. Detailed descriptions, are included. Also lists for sale lands on the Ohio River, on the Miami, and in Kentucky. Deals with decisions Washington was making regarding establishment of a source of income for himself, the management of farms, and to find a solution to the burdens of his slave ownership.


  • 1796 March 26

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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