Sentence Examples

  • Lawrence inherited the estate at Hunting Creek, on the Potomac,_ later known as Mount Vernon, and George the estate on the Rappahannock, nearly opposite Fredericksburg, where his father usually lived.
  • From 1735 to 1739 he lived at what is now called Mount Vernon, and afterwards at the estate on the Rappahannock.
  • He was then at Mount Vernon with his half-brother Lawrence, who was also his guardian.
  • Lawrence had served with Fairfax at Cartagena, and had made the acquaintance of Admiral Edward Vernon, from whom Mount Vernon was named.
  • Steamboats ply daily from the foot of Seventh Street to Alexandria, Mt Vernon, Old Point Comfort and Norfolk, and at Old Point Comfort there is connexion with boats for New York.

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