George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Gabriel Jones, 3 May 1768

From Gabriel Jones

May 3d 1768 Winchester

Dear Sir

I acknowledged the receipt of your’s of 25th February & recommended it to the care of Colo. F. Lewis in hopes it might meet you in your way to the Assembly in March, but whether it did I have not as yet learned. & least a miscarriage should have happened, I write this to inform you of my acquainting Mesrs Lewis & Madison with your proposal of paying what you had advanced for the deficiency of the Land purchased from Mr Strother Executor, they as well as my self do readily agree to advance our proportionable parts as soon as you let me know what it is.1 I am with much esteem & respect Dr Sir Yr most Obedt humble Servt

Gabriel Jones


1See Jones to GW, 25 Mar. 1768 and notes. On 5 Nov. 1768 GW received from Fielding Lewis two payments, one of £14.10 made by Jones and John Madison and the other of £6.4.6 made by Thomas Lewis (Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 278).

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