George Washington Letter

This letter, written by George Washington to General Lincoln in 1795, concerns the enrollment of Washington’s nephews into Phillips Academy.



Mount Vernon 21 Apl 1795

Dear Sir,


This letter will be presented to you by Col William A. Washington a nephew of mine who I beg leave to introduce to your civilities.

His intention is to [[fix?]] two of his sons at the Andover Academy; in the accomplishment of which, or any thing else he may stand in need, your aid would be very obliged.

Dear Sir,

P.S.                                                                                                         Your obed.t and

If my nephew                                                                          affectionate Serv

should desire it, I                                                                                    GWashington

pray you to introduce

him to the Governor



Gen. Lincoln


Box 3 Folder 6
Phillips Family Papers
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