Nathan and Steven Raab sat down to talk about the art and inspiration of collecting George Washington documents. Here are snippets of that conversation.
Washington’s March 1787 letter: The story of the discovery
The power and emotional appeal of collecting original historical documents
George Washington’s secretaries: how and when they helped him write letters
The history of Steven Raab’s first acquisition of a Washington letter many decades ago
How George Washington signed his name
The hunt for hidden treasures: “It’s a little bit like being a 49er”
How George Washington said a lot with very few words
Letters of George Washington during the era of the Constitutional Convention
How do I find out if a Washington letter is truly unpublished and unknown.