Three page letter detailing Richard's opinion of brother Tayloe's plans to become a country merchant. Richard also sends news of other family members in his correspondence such as Uncle Dick's lottery and exchange business, Vene's rejection of an engagement proposal, and George and Very McCleary's engagement despite George not having the funds to support a spouse.
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Richard Washington Letter to Henry A. Washington, 1847 April 21, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/7819 Accessed July 17, 2019.