To Edmund Randolph
[c.12 October 1786]
By Doctr Stuart I return the books you were so obliging as to allow me the reading of: by him also I send you the Travels of the Marqs de Chastellux, for your perusal.1
I felt for your disappointment the day you left this, & hope no accidents intervened afterwards to give further interruption to your journey. Unknowing of the quantity of rain which had fallen in the course of the night, I was never more surprized than in a ride I took to some of my plantations an hour or two after you went away, to find every place deluged.
LB (incomplete), DLC:GW.
1. Randolph stopped at Mount Vernon on 16–18 Sept., with his wife and two children, after attending the Annapolis Convention.
2. The next page of the letter book is missing.