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Letter, to François Jean de Beauvoir, chevalier de Chastellux, 1784 February 1

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1784.02.01
Identifier: 2017-SC-003-003

Scope and Contents

Mount Vernon. In this letter, after returning to Mount Vernon on Christmas Eve 1783, George Washington enthusiastically remarked that he was finally able to retire.


  • 1784 February 1


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From the Collection: 7.5 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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Mount Vernon VA 22121