George Washington Papers

To George Washington from James Cleveland, 15 February 1775

From James Cleveland

February the 15th [1775]


I being much Confusd in mind as well as indispos’d in body have not been able to give yuo a regular accompt of my Procedure I cannot get a common House Carpender under 6£ per Month good hunters is not to be had under 5£ per Month and Plantation Labourers 4£ or 4£10S. I am yours to Command.

James Clevelain

L, DLC:GW. The letter and signature seem to be in a different hand, and Cleveland’s name is misspelled. The letter is addressed at the bottom of the page to “George Washing.”

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