George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Charles Pettit, 14 October 1787

To Charles Pettit

Mount Vernon October 14th 1787.


The enclosed ought to have accompanied the letter and the box by Capt. Ellwood. That it did not was an omission.1

In addition to the Plates there written for, let me request two others; th[r]ee feet nine each square, I want them for a Green house and would have quite plain and full as thick as they are usually cast for Chimney backs.2 I am Sir, Yr Most Obed. Servant

G. Washington


1GW wrote Pettit on 2 Oct. that he was sending with the letter “patterns for the hearths of Chimneys.” The patterns have not been found.

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