George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Deakins, Jr., 9 November 1786

From William Deakins, Jr.

Geo[rge] Town [Md.] Novr 9th 1786


You will find by the Inclosed I had procured you 10 Bushels Spelts but the Waggoner on his Way down from F. Town lossed one of the Baggs Containing 3½ Bushels. the other two Baggs Containing 6½ Bushels I have sent to the Care of Mr Wm Hartshorn in Alexandria to be delivered to your Order.1 I am Very Respectfully Sir Your Obt Servt

Will Deakins Junr

P.S. I have engaged a part of the Poland Oats & will take care to get the whole you Want—W.D.2

ALS, ViMtvL; Sprague transcript, DLC:GW.

1“F. Town” is Frederick, Maryland. The enclosed account shows a charge of £1.5 for the grain.

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