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title:“Letter to George Washington from George Mason”
authors:George Mason
date written:1752-7-29

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Mason, George. "Letter to George Washington from George Mason." The Papers of George Mason. Vol. 1. Ed. Bernard Bailyn and James Morton Smith. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1970. 20. Print.
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Recipient's Copy, Washington Papers, Library of Congress

Letter to George Washington from George Mason (July 29, 1752)

Dogues N[e]ck, July 29. 1752
SIR
I came Home f[rom . . . ] Yesterday, when I re[ceived your letter informing] me with the time of yr Brother['s fu]neral, & desiring my Attendance. I am very sorry it did not come to [my]
Hands sooner; had I known it in [time] I wou'd by no Means have refused the last Peice of Respect to the Memory of a Gentleman, for whom, when alive, I had a sincere Regard—
I most heartily condole you on the Loss of so worthy a Brother & Friend & am Sir Yr. most hble Sert.
GEORGE MAS[ON]

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