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Condolence notes

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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Abigail Adams, Philadelphia, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1799 December 25

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral free franked address panel with seal of John Adams. Condolence letter written by Abigail Adams to Martha Washington on the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1799 December 25

Alexander Hamilton to Martha Washington, 1800 January 12

 Item — Shelf Oversized
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.
Dates: 1800 January 12

Ann Huntington, New London, Connecticut, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1800 January 4

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 01
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Condolence letter written by Ann Huntington of New London to Martha Washington on the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 January 4

Auguste Belin, Philadelphia, to Martha Washington, 1800 March 5

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. A condolence letter from Auguste Belin, Secretary of the Loge Française l’Aménité of Philidelphia, a freemason lodge of French and Saint-Dominguen émigrés. Belin writes that he is inclosing copies of a funeral oration performed at the lodge in honor of George Washington's death.
Dates: 1800 March 5

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Harper's Ferry, to Tobias Lear, Mount Vernon, 1799 December 17

 Item — Box 34, Folder: 1799.12.17
Identifier: 2018-SC-073-001
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney writes from Harper's Ferry three days after George Washington's death offering his condolences for this "irrepreable loss" to Tobias Lear, Martha Washington, and Nelly Parke Custis Lewis.
Dates: 1799 December 17

Charles H. Atherton, Amherst, New Hampshire, to Martha Washington, 1800 March 23

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Condolence note written by Charles Humhprey Atherton to Martha Washington after the death of George Washington. Atherton writes that he is enclosing a funeral oration delivered at the request of the citizens of Amherst, New Hampshire in Washington's honor.
Dates: 1800 March 23

Dr. Jean Pierre Le Mayeur, Sweet Springs, to Martha Washington, 1800 May 1

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 01
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed "John Lemayere." Jean Pierre Le Mayeur was George Washington's dentist during the Revolutionary War. He writes his condolences to Martha on the death of Washington, apologizing that his servant lost the first condolence letter he had written on February 24.
Dates: 1800 May 1

Elias Boudinot, Philadelphia, to Martha Washington, 1800 January 2

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Condolence letter from Elias Boudinot, New Jersey Congressman and Director of the United States Mint, to Martha Washington on the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 January 2

Georges Washington de Lafayette, La Grange, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1800 March 24

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral free franked address panel. Georges Washington de Lafayette, son of the Marquis de Lafayette, writes a condolence note to Martha after the death of George Washington. Georges writes of Washington's "parental kindness" when he visited Mount Vernon and says, "How far was I to imagine when I left your family that it would be a last farewell."
Dates: 1800 March 24

Henry Knox, Montpelier, St. Georges, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1800 January 17

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 06
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral free franked address panel. Former Secretary of War Henry Knox sends Martha his condolences after the passing of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 January 17

John S. Wright, Chicago, to John Augustine Washington III, Mount Vernon, 1855 September 23

 Item — Box 74, Folder: 1855.09.23
Identifier: 2017-SC-008-016
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed by prominent Chicago machinery producer J. S. Wright. He writes to John Augustine with condolences on the death of his mother, Jane C. Washington. He writes that his mother and John Augustine's were alike: "Both were eminently kind. Religion made both cheerful, animated, companionable... we have known & tried a Mother's love."
Dates: 1855 September 23

John Sinclair, London, to Martha Washington, 1800 June 2

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 03
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Sir John Sinclair writes to Martha in praise of her late husband and sends her a volume of his letters.
Dates: 1800 June 2

John Tyler, Washington, to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1844 March 4

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed on mourning stationary, with envelope and black seal. President John Tyler offers his condolences to Britannia W. Peter Kennon on the death of her husband, Beverley Kennon, during the Peacemaker accident aboard the USS Princeton.
Dates: 1844 March 4

Jonathan Trumbull, Lebanon, Connecticut, to Martha Washington, 1799 December 30

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 27
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Condolence letter from Jonathan Trumbull Jr., Governor of Connecticut, to Martha Washington on the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1799 December 30

Maria S. Ross, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1799 December 24

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. A condolence letter from Maria S. Ross of Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Martha Washington on the death of her husband.
Dates: 1799 December 24

Marquis de Lafayette, La Grange, to Martha Washington, 1800 February 28

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Condolence letter written by the Marquis de Lafayette to Martha after the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 February 28

Mary Stead Pinckney, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, to Martha Washington, 1799 December 26

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 26
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Condolence letter from Mary Stead Pinckney to Martha Washington on the death of George Washington. Pinckney also sends her regards and congratulations to Nelly Parke Custis Lewis, who was recovering from the birth of her first child, Frances Parke Lewis.
Dates: 1799 December 26

Mrs. Charles Carroll Simms to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, Georgetown, 1886 September

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.
Dates: 1886 September

Peleg Wadsworth, Philadelphia, to Martha Washington, 1800 March 26

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Condolence letter from Peleg Wadsworth to Martha Washington on the death of George Washington. Wadsworth requests, on behalf of his daughter, a relic of the late General.
Dates: 1800 March 26

Reverend James Kemp, Cambridge, Maryland, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1800 March 26

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. A condolence letter written by Revered James Kemp to Martha Washington after the death of George Washington. Kemp writes that he is enclosing a copy of a sermon he delivered on the day appointed by Congress to honor George Washington.
Dates: 1800 March 26

Reverend Samuel Miller, New York, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1800 January 14

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 03
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral address panel. Conolence letter from Reverend Samuel Miller to Martha Washington on the death of George Washington. He writes that he is inclosing a discourse he recently delivered on the occassion of Washington's death.
Dates: 1800 January 14

Reverend William Rogers, Philadelphia, to Martha Washington, 1800 March 6

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents Autograph letter. Condolence note from Reverend William Rogers to Martha on the death of George Washington. Rogers writes that he is enclosing a copy of a funeral oration he delivered in Washington's honor.
Dates: 1800 March 6

Richard Varick, New York, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1800 January 28

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 08
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Mayor of New York City Richard Varick offers his condolences to Martha after the death of George Washington. He also incloses, on behalf of the Common Council of New York City, an oration delivered on the occassion of Washington's death by Gouverneur Morris.
Dates: 1800 January 28

Richard Washington, Bermuda, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1800 January 31

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral free franked address panel. Richard Washington, a former business associate of Washington's in London, offers his condolences to Martha after George Washington's death.
Dates: 1800 January 31

Stephen Williamson, Philadelphia, State Prison, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1800 January 16

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 05
Scope and Contents Autograph letter with integral address panel. Stephen Williamson introduces himself as the captain of a company in the Rhode Island Regiment who served under Washington in the Revolutionary War. He recounts a dream he had in which she gives birth to a son following Washington's death. He also tells Martha the details of his arrest for buying a stolen horse and requests her assistance in getting him out of prison.
Dates: 1800 January 16

Theodore Sedgwick, Philadelphia, to Martha Washington, 1800 February 17

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed. Condolence letter from Theodore Sedgwick to Martha Washington on the death of George Washington. Sedgwick writes that he is inclosing a second edition of General Lee's funeral oration.
Dates: 1800 February 17

Thomas Porter, Alexandria, to Martha Washington, 1800 March 24

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 26
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral free franked address panel. Condolence letter written by Alexandria merchant Thomas Porter to Martha after the death of George Washington. Porter writes that he is sending a eulogy along with the letter.
Dates: 1800 March 24

William Griffith, Burlington, New Jersey, to Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, 1800 April 14

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed with integral free franked address panel. William Griffiths offers his condolences on behalf of the citizens of Burlington, New Jersey to Martha after the death of George Washington.
Dates: 1800 April 14