Object Spotlight: Letter From Young George Washington

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At Mount Vernon we have several treasured items in our collection, including this letter from a young George Washington to the governor of Virginia, Robert Dinwiddie. This particular letter is rare, as letters from young George Washington are hard to come by. From this letter, some of Washington's famous traits are visible: his strategic thinking, leaderships skills, and knack for diplomacy. The Collections at Mount Vernon: http://www.mountvernon.org/preservation/collections-holdings/ The Washington Library: http://www.mountvernon.org/library/ Visit Mount Vernon: http://www.mountvernon.org/plan-your-visit/
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