George Washington Papers

From George Washington to John Didsbury, 12 October 1761

To John Didsbury

Mount Vernon 12th October 1761


Inclosd you have my measure for Boots—please therefore to send me two pair of them; one of which made of stout strong Leather for Winters use, the other pair to be light and thin for Summer—both pair Shoe Boots—likewise send me two pair of neat turnd Pumps and four pair of neat, but at the sametime strong Shoes—Mr Cary will pay the amount and I am Sir Yr Very Hble Servt

Go: Washington

ALB, DLC:GW. These shoes were included in the shipment of Robert Cary & Co., 10 April 1762. See the enclosure in GW to Cary, 12 Oct. 1761.

GW had been buying shoes from John Didsbury since 1758. See GW to Richard Washington, 5 April 1758.

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