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The Washington Collection: Condolence Letter from John Adams

The Washington Collection: Condolence Letter from John Adams

Date of Work
December 27, 1799
Credit
Tudor Place Foundation Inc.

The Washington Collection: Condolence Letter from John Adams

In this December 27, 1799, letter to Martha Washington, President John Adams expressed the respect and condolences of Congress upon the death of her husband and asked her to assent to the interment of his remains under a marble statue erected in the Capitol. It is part of the collection at Tudor Place. Tudor Place was the Washington, D.C., home of Thomas and Martha Custis Peter. Martha Custis Peter was First Lady Martha Washington's granddaughter.

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