Letter : Washington, to Thomas Aspinwall, 1823 Aug. 20.


Roberdeau, Isaac, 1763-1829. Letter : Washington, to Thomas Aspinwall, 1823 Aug. 20.

Letter : Washington, to Thomas Aspinwall, 1823 Aug. 20.

Holograph signed. Sends a letter to Mr. Perkins, who has made improvements in the use of steam power.

1 item (1 leaf) ; 25 cm.

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