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Copy of thank you letter, Peleg Wadsworth to Tobias Lear

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Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1829) wrote to Tobias Lear, Martha Washington's secretary, thanking him and Mrs. Washington for the generous gift to his daughter, Elizabeth, of a lock of George Washington's hair.

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  • Title: Copy of thank you letter, Peleg Wadsworth to Tobias Lear
  • Creator: Wadsworth, Peleg
  • Creation Date: 1800-04-12
  • Subject Date: 1800-04-12
  • Town: Mount Vernon, Philadelphia
  • State: PA, VA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. S-1247, Misc. Box 5/5
  • Collection: Elizabeth Wadsworth correspondence
  • Object Type: Text

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