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Letter, to François Jean de Beauvoir, chevalier de Chastellux, 1783 October 12

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1783.10.12
Identifier: 2017-SC-003-002
Letter : to Marquis de Chastellux, 12 October 1783, Princeton
Letter : to Marquis de Chastellux, 12 October 1783, Princeton

Scope and Contents

Princeton. In this letter, after successfully commanding the Army, George Washington discusses his strong desire to retire and concludes the letter with updates on the state of independence and his continued travels to explore western lands.


  • 1783 October 12


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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