From Charles Love, Jr.
Boyds hole 12th August 1788
The Bearer has my instructions to deliver you 50–Barrels of Corn on a/c of Wm Hunter Junr Esqr. which I hope will get to hand in time to answer your purpose although much later than I wished or expected when I last had the pleasure of seeing you—However Sir should you be supplyed be pleased [to] order the Skipper to proceed on to Alexandria, as it will be no Inconvenience to Mr Hunter or myself, should you decline receiving the Corn.1 I am Sir very Respectfully Your Most Obdt Servt
Charles Love Junr
1. Charles Love, Jr., son of Samuel Love (d. 1787) of Prince William County, again wrote GW on 2 April 1789 from Boyd’s Hole, a small trading center on the Potomac River in Stafford (later King George) County. William Hunter, Jr., was a merchant in Alexandria.