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George Washington Letter to the Trustees of Washington Academy

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0489

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.

Dates

  • 1798-06-17

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Extent

1 Item

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Item is housed in the Secure Cabinet.

Related Materials

WLU Coll. 0490, George Washington Indenture of Stock to Liberty Academy

Physical Description

Letter is housed in a fitted archival box.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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