Letter, from John Adams, December 27, 1799

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Title

Letter, from John Adams, December 27, 1799

Description

A letter expressing condolences from President Adams, and requesting interment of George Washington's body under a monument in Washington, D.C. This was never carried out, and Washington was buried at Mount Vernon.

Creator

John Adams

Source

Tudor Place

Publisher

Greenwood Press

Date

1799-12-27

Format

published version of a manuscript document

Language

eng

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Citation

Fields, Joseph E. "Worthy Partner": The Papers of Martha Washington. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.

Rights Holder

Tudor Place Foundation

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Original Format

mansucript

Collection

How to Cite this Item

John Adams, "Letter, from John Adams, December 27, 1799," in Martha Washington, Item #320, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/320 (accessed November 13, 2018).