Shared Photo: Letter to Richard Stephenson, from George Washington: A Life

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I wanted to share this paragraph from a letter written to Richard Stephenson from George Washington with the community. Date: Nov 1749.
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in Photos by Lee Recca G2G6 Mach 1 (12.2k points)

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Thank you so very much for this wonderful glimpse into the past! I knew that Washington worked as a surveyor; however, this bit of letter really provides some details and to what his life was like at that time. Wonderful addition to Wikitree!
by Carol Baldwin G2G6 Pilot (707k points)
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Talk about a piece of history!  And he was sure telling it like it was.frown

by Teresa Conant G2G6 Mach 5 (50.4k points)
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Wow! I love this! Thanks for posting. He is our first cousin so since learning of this connection we are interested in all we can learn about him.
by Shirley Garmon G2G1 (1.9k points)

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