Letter to Peleg Wadsworth with Washington hair, 1800
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
This letter written on Martha Washington's behalf by her secretary, Tobias Lear, on April 5, 1800 encloses a lock of George Washington's hair as a response of the request by Elizabeth Wadsworth, Peleg Wadsworth's daughter. This is one of a series of letters about Elizabeth's desire to obtain a lock of George Washington's hair.
- Title: Letter to Peleg Wadsworth with Washington hair, 1800
- Creator: Lear, Tobias
- Creation Date: 1800-04-05
- Subject Date: 1800-04-05
- Town: Mount Vernon, Philadelphia
- State: PA, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. S-1247, Misc. Box 5/5
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
Washington, George, 1732-1799--Relics--Hair
Washington, Martha, 1732-1801--Correspondence
Wadsworth, Peleg, 1748-1819--Correspondence
Wadsworth, Elizabeth, 1779-1802--Correspondence
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