1789 Letter to George Washington From Alexandria Mayor and His Reply

The year was 1789, and it was an eventful year. The first presidential election had just been held, and after a...

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1881 Alexandria Academy Perfect Lessons Medal

In 1881, Charles Neale was a senior at the Alexandria Academy, and he apparently was a good student. So much so, in...

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1825 Letter to Bushrod Washington at Mt. Vernon From Nephew

After Martha Washington's death, Bushrod Washington inherited Mount Vernon from his uncle George Washington and most...

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