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George Washington to Bryan Fairfax, 20 July 1774

DATE
July 20, 1774
Series
Colonial Series [ 1744 - 1775 ]
Topics
Coming of the Revolution
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George Washington corresponds with Bryan Fairfax about their differing views of the Intolerable Acts and the other recent actions of the crown. Washington passionately expresses his sentiments.   This letter is part of a series; more information can be found on the “The Road to Revolution” page. Please also see related documents below.

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Images of Washington’s letter to Bryan Fairfax, 20 July 1774
(courtesy of the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va.). Click on images for larger view.

Notes

Colonial Series, Volume 10
ALS, ViHi.

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