December 14, 1799 George Washington Passes


The announcement of George Washington’s death opens my book. He died on the 14th however the official announcement wasn’t made until Dec 20th.
George Washington passed around 10 AM on December 14th, by 12 Noon Martha had burned all of the letters he wrote to her over the years. I found that piece of information interesting. What was in the letters for her to burn them so quickly?

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/george-washington-dies

Teresa L.  Watts

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