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The death of Martha Washington...



Item # 646483

May 31, 1802

BOSTON GAZETTE, May 31, 1802 

* Martha Washington death
* Mount Vernon


The bottom of page 2 carries the report "DIED, At Mount-Vernon, on the 22 inst. Mrs. MARTHA WASHINGTON, widow of the late illustrious General George Washington. To those amiable and christian virtues, which adorn the female character, she added dignity of manners, superiority of understanding, a mind intelligent and elevated -- The silence of respectful grief is our best eulogy."
Four pages, slightly irregular left spine, some light damp staining, generally good.

Category: Pre-Civil War