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George Washington Letter Acquired by Briscoe Center

George Washington Letter Acquired by Briscoe Center

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin has acquired a letter written by George Washington. The letter, among the few to reside in Texas historical collections, discusses the killing of three Indians by white settlers.

Education Notes: Early U.S. History and Culture Experts

Americans annually celebrate the Fourth of July, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence with fireworks, picnics and family gatherings. Scholars at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on early American history, literature and culture, as well as perspectives on contemporary Independence Day traditions.