To the Dixon and Welling family collection of family papers and objects passed down from James and Elizabeth L.C. Dixon, Dr. James Clarke Welling and preserved by their daughters, granddaughters and digitized by a great grandaughter so that others may retrace their footprints and have a glimpse into their lives from a new vantage point.

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2009 Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial


Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission: The members of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission were appointed by the President, the Senate and…

1799 Letter from Geo Washington to Wm Thornton

From George Washington to William Thornton, 7 October 1799

On October 9, 1799 President George Washington wrote a letter to William Thornton asking him to show the City of Washington to Col. John Walker…