Virginia -- Mount Vernon (Estate)
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 1: , Folder: 4
Scope and Contents This folder contains various printed ephemera relating to US history, US presidents, and a few farmers almanacs.
Dates: 1893 - 1935
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
File — Box 2, Folder: 67
Scope and Contents This folder contains part of an article from Harper’s New Monthly Magazine titled, “Mount Vernon as It Is.” This article discusses George Washington and his home in depth.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-9
Dates: 1798 - 1940
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a color postcard of Washington's Tomb in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The image shows four women waiting outside the gate to the tomb.