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Some old historic landmarks of Virginia and Maryland, described in a hand-book for the tourist over the Washington, Alexandria and Mount Vernon electric railway . age settlements, and conduct trade withthe Indians. It was in his relations with this company that he won an enviable dis-tinction, as did his brother George after him, by avowing himself an advocate of re-ligious toleration at a time when the statutes of Virginia recognized but one religiousfaith. Never very strong physically, with the continued and increasing pressure of hispublic duties in the state council and the land company, h

Some old historic landmarks of Virginia and Maryland, described in a hand-book for the tourist over the Washington, Alexandria and Mount Vernon electric railway . age settlements, and conduct trade withthe Indians. It was in his relations with this company that he won an enviable dis-tinction, as did his brother George after him, by avowing himself an advocate of re-ligious toleration at a time when the statutes of Virginia recognized but one religiousfaith. Never very strong physically, with the continued and increasing pressure of hispublic duties in the state council and the land company, h Stock Photo
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Some old historic landmarks of Virginia and Maryland, described in a hand-book for the tourist over the Washington, Alexandria and Mount Vernon electric railway . age settlements, and conduct trade withthe Indians. It was in his relations with this company that he won an enviable dis-tinction, as did his brother George after him, by avowing himself an advocate of re-ligious toleration at a time when the statutes of Virginia recognized but one religiousfaith. Never very strong physically, with the continued and increasing pressure of hispublic duties in the state council and the land company, his health gave way, and inI 75 I, accompanied by his brother George, he went for healing to the Island of Bar-badoes, but receiving no relief he returned to die at his Mount Vernon home, July, 1752.His marriage with Annie Fairfax had been blessed by four children, three of whomhad died. His surviving child, Sarah, was still an infant, at the time of her fathersdeath. After providing in his will for his wife, he left Mount Vernon to his daughter, but in the event of her death without heirs, it was to go to his beloved brother OF VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND. 4P>. From an original painting in possession of Mr. Lawrence Washington, By courtesy. 44 SOME OLD HISTORIC LANDMARKS George. This daughter died within a _, ear, and George inherited the Home beforelie was twenty one years of age. COL. JOHN WASHINGTON, OF CAVE CASTLE, ENGLAND. The political dissensions which convulsed the English people in the beginning of theseventeenth century, finally brought violent death to their king, (harles the First, andestablished in the placeof their monarchical government, the [jrotectorate of Oliver Crom-well, As a result of the revolution, the prominent adherents of royalty found them-selves without occupation or favor under the new rule, and many of them left thecountry and sought asvlum in the newly-opened land beyond the seas. Amongthese were Col. John Washington, the great grandfather of the Revo

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