George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John McNeill, 24 July 1758

From John McNeill

[Winchester] Jully 24th 1758

Dr Burgess

I have the infinite pleasure to Let you know that you exceeded all the Candidates here and carry’d it over the highest 71 Votes Extrodinary.1 I am Sir your Most humble Servt

John McNeill

P.S. Mr Martin is your Collegue


1According to the Frederick County Poll Sheet, 1758 (see below), GW received 309 (not 310) votes to Thomas Bryan Martin’s 240, but Charles Smith gives GW’s total as 307 (see Smith to GW, this date).

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