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Letter, Bushrod Washington and Lawrence Lewis to George Fayette Washington, 1823 January 3

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1823.01.03
Identifier: A-698.7

Scope and Contents

L.S. 1 page. Printed circular letter requesting agreement of legatees of George Washington's estate to bring suit in court of District of Columbia in order to settle and pay out remaining assets of estate -- signed by Bushrod Washington and Lawrence Lewis -- a note is added in Bushrod Washington's hand, requesting to know heirs of Mrs. Anna Maria Thornton [Geo. F. Washington's sister] -- this added note is dated 23 January 1823. Letter signed, printed, with additions in hand of Bush. W., integral cover in hand of B.W., laminated, watermark. Name on original manuscript appears as "Bush. Washington."


  • 1823 January 3


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From the Collection: 22.25 Linear Feet

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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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