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Women -- Education -- History

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Letter, Bushrod Washington to Hannah Washington, 1783 July 1

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 1783.07.01
Identifier: R-181; MSS-755
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 8 pages. Indebted to her for her faithful correspondence ... hopes to shorten stay in Phila., by devoting all his time to law. ... reflects on his first 21 yrs ... is sending his portrait, painted by Henry Benbridge. Expresses his opinion of the picture. Concern about his sister Milly's cusses education of women in general and especially his sister's. Desires her to learn music and French if any tutors can still be found in Va. If not, will tutor her himself when he returns. Believes...
Dates: 1783 July 1