George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Robinson, 8 June 1760

From John Robinson

June 8th 1760.

Dear Sir

My friend Colo. Thomas Moore has applied to me,1 to assist him with a Sum of Money, to discharge a Debt due to You which he is very anxious of doing, and was it in my power at this time, I would readily advance the Sum he wants, but it realy is not, if your Affairs would permit You to wait a little longer for it, I will engage to see You paid in Six Months2 I am with my Complimints to Mrs Washington Dr Sir Your Affecte Friend and hbe Servt

John Robinson

ALS, DLC:GW. This was enclosed in the 9 June 1760 letter from Thomas Moore to GW.

2Robinson paid GW £500 on Thomas Moore’s account on 4 Nov. 1760, leaving a balance due on his bond to Martha Custis of £1005.13.5. Most of this balance was not paid until 1770 (Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 204).

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