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Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Bishop [Henry Benjamin] Whipple, 1887 Jan. 6.

Author: Robert C Winthrop; Henry Benjamin Whipple
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Siege of Yorktown (MA 488-489) v. 1, item 147
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Sending him a hair from the head of George Washington and giving its provenance.
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Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Winthrop; Henry Benjamin Whipple
OCLC Number: 270586834
Notes: Pages [3-4] are an autograph copy of an earlier (Oct. 1884) letter from Robert C. Winthrop to Bishop Whipple in which Winthrop traces the provenance of the strand of George Washington's hair.
This letter accompanies a strand of hair from the head of George Washington; the hair is mounted on the same page and described in a separate record (MA 488.146).
This item is part of a collection of letters and documents concerning the siege of Yorktown and the surrender of Cornwallis; see main record for MA 488-489 for more information.
Description: 1 item (4 p.) ; 20.5 cm

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Sending him a hair from the head of George Washington and giving its provenance.

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