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title:“William Fitzhugh to George Mason”
authors:William Fitzhugh
date written:1768-7-12

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Fitzhugh, William. "Letter to 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. 92. Print.
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Recipient's Copy, Mason Papers, Library of Congress

William Fitzhugh to George Mason (July 12, 1768)

Rousby Hall July 12th 1768
[DEAR SIR
I have] the Pleasure to Send for your Accep[tance a] Ram & Ewe Lamb by Mr. Heward [and later I] intend on Old Ewe with [her spring lambs will] be sent [. You may make u]se of their Dam that [they may be] Sort [short?] Shorn with any Certain [results. If these] are taken proper Care of you [can hope] for no Better.
[Mrs. Fitzhug]h Brot. me a Son two Days [ago and joins] in Complts to you & your [lady. Yo]ur Obed[t. &] Huml Ser[vt]
[WILLIAM FITZHUGH]
[The ewes] are Slit in Both Ears & [the Ram] on the Right Side.

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