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Letter, to William Pearce, 1796 February 21

 Item — Box: 11, Folder: 1796.02.21
Identifier: RM-490-F; MS-4034

Scope and Contents

Washington is under no apprehension of falling price of flour--wishes to rent the mill after the current crop of wheat is manufactured--250 dollars is not sufficient rent--Mr. Digges--Col. Fitzgerald--tenants near Mrs. French's must pay more than 20/. rent for every acre of tillable land--printer in Alexandria does not have enough types for the advertisement--repairs to the north end of the Mansion--Caesar has been absent six days--renting the farms--Pearce is entertaining doubts of remaining another year.


  • Creation: 1796 February 21


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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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