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Washington, Virginia (Howe)

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Henry Howe, Historical Collections of Virginia… (Charleston, SC: William R. Babcock, 1852), 447.

Washington, the seat of justice, is 123 miles NW. of Richmond, and 75 from Washington city. It is a fine village, near the foot of the Blue Ridge, in a fertile country, and upon one of the head branches of the Rappahannock. It contains a church, an academy, 2 stores, and about 60 dwellings.

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