George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Alexander White, 29 April 1786

From Alexander White

Woodville 29th April 1786


I have at length so far settled the affairs of General Lees Estate as to be enabled to pay his American debts. it will give me pleasure to discharge the account due to your Excellency—I am sorry you did not take a Bond to secure the interest, but do not think myself authorised to supply the defect.1 With Sentiments of the highest respect I am Your Excellencys most Obt Servt

Alexr White


1For Alexander White’s acting as attorney for the settlement of Gen. Charles Lee’s American estate, see especially Sidney Lee to GW, 23 May 1784, and notes. GW sent Tobias Lear in December 1786 to collect what was due him (GW to Lear, 30 Nov. 1786).

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