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Collection Reference Number GLC06429.02
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1782 
Title James Wilson to George Washington with a contract that agrees to let Washington's nephew read law with him
Date 20 March 1782
Author Wilson, James (1742-1798)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Formal letter of contract in which Wilson, a prominent Pennsylvania attorney, agrees to let Washington's nephew read law with him. For a fee of one hundred guineas, Wilson agrees to furnish him with reading matter at his lodgings, and says that he may come into the office for information. In a few months Wilson will take him into the office.
Subjects President  Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Children and Family  Education  Law  
People Wilson, James (1742-1798)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The American Revolution; Children & Family; Education; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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