Letter, to Fanny Bassett Washington, April 19, 1791

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  • Letter, to Fanny Bassett Washington, April 19, 1791

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Title

Letter, to Fanny Bassett Washington, April 19, 1791

Creator

Martha Washington

Source

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

Publisher

Greenwood Press

Date

04/19/1791

Contributor

Joseph E. Fields, editor

Type

Published version of manuscript document

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Rights Holder

Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

Citation

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

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My dear Fanny                                   Philadelphia April the 19th 1791

By Austin who is come home to see his friends - I have the pleasure to tell you we are all tolerable well - I have never heard from the President since he left Mount Vernon - nor from you, - some day last week I wrote to you and inclosed some muslin borders for Charlot to hem - when they are done be so god as to send them back to me by Austin when he comes as his stay will be short indeed I could but illy spare him at this time but to fulfill my promise to his wife - the children join me in love to you the Major and children - you must let me know if you are in a certain way and when the event will happen, as it must be very inconvenient to you for us to come home about the time - our stay will be short and I wish to have all well if possible, at this time - 1 expect to be coming home some time about the first of August - how are your Brothers, is B. Lewis married

adue my dear Fanny &
believe me your
most affectionate
M Washington

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Autograph Letter Signed

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How to Cite this Item

Martha Washington, "Letter, to Fanny Bassett Washington, April 19, 1791," in Martha Washington, Item #454, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/454 (accessed November 22, 2017).