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Letter, from Lund Washington, 1778 April 1

 Item — Box: 19, Folder: 1778.04.01
Identifier: A-283.16

Scope and Contents

Breeding mare--Weaver captured deserter, thus is exempt from serving in army, but he's been let go because of high wages demanded--bargain with Triplett--Blair's bond--money put in Continental Loan office--rents collected from tenants in Loudon and Fauquier--Sam[uel W-n] collected some in Westmoreland--will come to camp after shad is put up for coming year--will send Washington's accounts by Col. Fitzgerald if he leaves first--covering horse thin--progress made on privateer "General Washington"--Lund expresses his faith in the ship and encourages Washington to keep his share.


  • Creation: 1778 April 1


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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

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

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Mount Vernon VA 22121