Washington’s papers moving to Mount Vernon library

Washington Post – “A collection of about 135,000 documents belonging to George Washington and studied at the University of Virginia for more than four decades will be making its way to the home of the nation’s first president as the centerpiece of a new library. Scholars at the Charlottesville school have sifted through more than half of the 90 volumes of papers, issuing two volumes each year. About 15 years from now when the volumes are complete, the papers will become part of what collaborators call the international headquarters for knowledge about America’s most well-known founding father.

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