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George Washington to Bryan Fairfax, 4 July 1774

DATE
July 4, 1774
Series
Colonial Series [ 1744 - 1775 ]
Topics
Coming of the Revolution, Fairfax County History
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George Washington corresponds with Bryan Fairfax and explains his feelings about the Intolerable Acts, while recognizing that Fairfax does not agree with Washington’s sentiments of opposition.   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.

Notes

Colonial Series, Volume 10
Sparks, Writings of Washington, 2:388–90. There is an early extract from the letter in the Virginia Historical Society.

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