George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Robert Townsend Hooe, 6 April 1785

From Robert Townsend Hooe

Alexandria [Va.] April 6th 1785.


I am extremely sorry it was not my power to wait on Your Excellency the other day, and Yesterday I found my self so very unwell all day as to be unable to do any thing or would have sent down the Bill. I now enclose one for 2500 Dollars on Mr Sylvanus Dickenson of New York. The Ballance of Major Jenifers draft I will be Collecting together as fast as in my power.1 I am, sir, Yr Excellencys Most Obt Serv’t

R. Td Hooe


1For GW’s negotiations with Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer and Hooe to obtain the New York bill of exchange, see the references in note 1 in Hooe to GW, 3 April. GW sent Hooe & Harrison’s second bill on Sylvanus Dickinson (Dickenson) to George Clinton on 20 April.

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