George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Snowden, 7 October 1786

To Thomas Snowden

Mount Vernon 7th Octr 1786.


Agreeably to the enclosed List, be so good as to send to your Correspondent at Alexandria for my use a Ton of Iron; & order it not to be mixed with any other Iron—I am Gentlemen, Yr obt & Hble Servt

G. Washington

LB, DLC:GW. The heading is: “To Messrs Snowdon.”

Thomas Snowden (1751–1803) inherited the furnaces and ironworks that he operated in Prince George’s County, Maryland. See also GW to George Augustine Washington, 27 May 1787.

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