George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Murray & Co., 25 April 1785

From John Murray & Company

Alexandria [Va.] April 25th 1785


Agreable to your request have sent you twelve yard of the Calicoe you pick’d out when up here, being the Amot of the money sent by your Servant.

The enclosed was left with us by a person from N. England. Very respectfully and Yr Excellency Most obedt Servts

John Murray & Co.


John Murray’s store in Alexandria at this time was near the courthouse on Fairfax Street. On Thursday, 21 April, GW “Called at Alexandria & staid an hour or Two” (Diaries description begins Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, eds. The Diaries of George Washington. 6 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1976–79. description ends , 4:124).

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