George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Nathaniel Ingraham, 31 May 1787

From Nathaniel Ingraham

Boston 31st May 1787

Dear Sir

I have the honor to acquaint you of my arival in this place yesterday, I have made Enquiery respecting Corn & find the price here 3/4 & the freight would be 6d. which I (presume) would not answer, the Leather I shall purchase the price is 1/2½ perCt & Shall Ship it to Mr Porter by a Vessell which Sails from this place to Alexandria in a few Days.1 Should you have Occasion for any thing further by writing me a Line it Shall be attended to, & am Dr Sir with much Respect your friend & very humble Servant

Nathl Ingraham


Nathaniel Ingraham was a merchant in Alexandria and a partner of Thomas Porter with whom GW had frequent dealings.

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