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James Monroe Law Offices, Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1939-1964

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Summary:A postcard depicting the James Monroe Law office in Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1939-1964. Front caption reads: "James Monroe Law Office, Fredericksburg, Va." Back caption reads: "'James Monroe Law Office - 1786-1791 Fredericksburg, Va. Where President Monroe first hung out his shingle to practice law in 1786. This historical building contains such treasured possessions as the desk on which the Monroe Doctrine was signed; furnishings Monroe used as our 5th President in the White House. Monroe's first public office in Fredericksburg was town councilman and he held more high offices than any person had in this country before, and also since." Postmark date: September 5, 1964; Postmark number: 26468-B; Message included.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
New York
West Hyack
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Roanoke
Temporal subject: 1901-2000
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Fredericksburg
Topical subjects:Law offices
Historic sites
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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