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Letter, to François Jean de Beauvoir, marquis de Chastellux, 1788 April 25-May 1

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1788.04.25
Identifier: 2017-SC-003-005

Scope and Contents

In this letter, George Washington reveals his humorous side after learning of Chastellux’s recent marriage and Washington ended the letter with important information on the Constitution and methods of united the now new nation.


  • 1788 April 25-May 1


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This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


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