George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Edward Shippen, 28 May 1757

To Edward Shippen

Fort Loudoun May 28th 1757


The Inclosd, is a true Copy of the Receipt which Jno. Spour has past to me, for Stores that he is to deliver you, agreeable to Colo. Stanwix Order. I am Sir Yr most Obedt Hble Servt

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ALS, PHi: Gratz Collection; LB, PPAmP: Edward Shippen Papers; LB, DLC:GW.

Edward Shippen (1703–1781), the grandson of Edward Shippen (1639–1712), a speaker of the Pennsylvania Assembly and president of its council, and the father of Edward Shippen (1729–1806), a chief justice of Pennsylvania, was a prosperous merchant in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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