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Letter, to William Pearce, 1794 June 8

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 1794.06.08
Identifier: RM-490-F: MS-3965

Scope and Contents

Lambs were not to be sold--if any were, Washington never received the money--plans for the selling/care of the sheep--never kill the females--comments on those who would go against his plan--his absence has afforded them the opportunity--overseers not allowed to sell any animals--Mr. Stuart's selling butter--Washington never entertained an unfavorable opinion of Stuart and always a bad one of Green--Mrs. Stuart fraudulently furnishes butter for McKnight's Tavern--Mrs. Fanny Washington and the dampness of the cellar in the Alexandria house--Davis and his attendants taking a week to complete a job that should have taken a day--Mr. Oneill from Chester County--a freestone quarry near the lime kiln--Tom Davis and Muclus--Thomas Green--bad example for the carpenters.


  • Creation: 1794 June 8


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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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