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Request to remove Washington's remains to Richmond...



Item # 629273

April 1, 1816

NEW YORK EVENING POST, April 1, 1816 

* Bushrod Washington letter request
* George Washington's remains


Page 2 contains a very notable letter signed in type by: Bushrod Washington, the nephew of George Washington, which is in response from the state of Virginia that the remains of George Washington be re-interred in Richmond. Bushrod ultimately does not permit it, citing the will of his uncle which requests that his remains be at Mount Vernon. (see)
Four pages, minor fold wear, generally good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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