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Letter to S. Weir Mitchell [manuscript] 1904 April 24.

Patterson, Thomas Leiper
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English
Summary
Patterson writes to Mitchell to present him with information perhaps to be of use in Mitchell's book about the youth of George Washington. Patterson writes concerning a legend and "curious tradition...startling to the servants and apt to be handed down by them for generations" regarding George Washington's supposed birth in a plantation's kitchen building, and briefly mentions the typhoid epidemic at the University of Virginia in 1828.
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    a| Patterson, Thomas Leiper, d| 1816-1905.
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    a| Patterson writes to Mitchell to present him with information perhaps to be of use in Mitchell's book about the youth of George Washington. Patterson writes concerning a legend and "curious tradition...startling to the servants and apt to be handed down by them for generations" regarding George Washington's supposed birth in a plantation's kitchen building, and briefly mentions the typhoid epidemic at the University of Virginia in 1828.
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    a| Washington, George, d| 1732-1799 v| Legends.
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    a| University of Virginia x| History.
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    a| Mitchell, S. Weir q| (Silas Weir), d| 1829-1914 e| recipient.
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    a| MSS 2622 w| ALPHANUM i| 4228267-1001 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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