Washington, George,Williamson, Charles. () Mount Vernon, [Va.], to [Charles] Williamson, Genessee [i.e. Genesee, N.Y.]MLA Citation
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Letter [manuscript] : Mount Vernon, [Va.], to [Charles] Williamson, Genessee [i.e. Genesee, N.Y.], 1798 Jan. 19.
|Main Author:||Washington, George, 1732-1799.|
|Physical Description:||1 item (1 folded sheet (4 p.)) ; 23 cm.
|Summary:||Letter of introduction for Lewis Burwell, Jan. 19, 1798, written by George Washington to Charles Williamson, the resident agent for London speculators who had purchased a huge tract in New York's Genesee country from Robert Morris. Washington introduces Burwell, a fellow Virginian and former Revolutionary War militia colonel, as a proprietor or potential proprietor of Genesee lands who was intending to tour the region.
|Notes:||Forms part of the Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library)
In box with title: Washington to Williamson 1798.
Text of letter on p. ; endorsement on p. 
Williamson, Charles, 1757-1808.
Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library)
Newberry Library. Manuscript. Ayer MS 964.