Washington Academy (Lexington, Va.)
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Scope and Contents
In this letter, dated June 17, 1798, George Washington writes from Mount Vernon to thank the Washington College trustees for naming the institution in his honor.
Scope and Contents This collection includes three original George Washington letters and multiple copies and transcripts of letters. Originals include a letter from Washington to Capt. William Bronaugh dated January 18, 1775, a letter to the "Officers and Soldiers of the Militia in the Counties of Hunterdon, Burlington, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland," 1777, encouraging them to fight for freedom, and a letter dated August 26, 1787, from George Washington to his nephew, George Augustine Washington, with...
Dates: 1775 - 1798