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LETTER TO PHILIP BUSH

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LETTER TO PHILIP BUSH

Made by: George Washington

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About this object

Folded sheet of paper with letter on one side and the address on the other. Written from Mount Vernon by George Washington Aug. 17 1799 to Philip Bush with a request that Mr. Bush forward a letter to Washington's business manager in the County of Frederick. Included is an engraving of George Washington. Text: Mount Vernon 17 Aug 1799 Sir, Just hearing that M. Robert Lewis (who manages my business in the Counties of Frederick sow) is to be in Winchester on Monday or Tuesday next, and it being necessary that the enclosed letter should get into his hands while there, or while he is over the Ridge, you would do me a kindness in ac-complishing this- If he should be in Winchester but you should hear certainly of his being in Berkeley, I would have this letter sent to him by Express-the ss-cence of which he will pay-If he should be in neither be pleased to let it go by Post to Fauquier Court House-Remember me kndly to Mrs Bush, if ,iving-and with esteem I am Sir Your very Itblefers Geo Washington. Mm Phil Bush On back: Rec Mr Philip Bush in Winchester Free GWashington

Category:
correspondence artifacts
Object name:
LETTER TO PHILIP BUSH
Made from:
Paper
Made in:
USA: Mount Vernon, Virginia
Date made:
1799
Size:
30.1 × 18.4 cm (11 7/8 × 7 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
57.24.1
Class:
AUTOGRAPH
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE Geo Washington
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973