George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Thomson, 18 September 1788

To Thomas Thomson

Mount Vernon September 18th 1788


The enclosed, which I have Just received, is so full on the subject of your enquiry that I shall add nothing thereto1—although I am sorry, and feel for the disappointed hopes of your Lady to recover her lost Son, yet I am glad that it is in my power to remove, as soon as possible the painful suspence which the Impositions of Reynalds must have thrown her and the family into. I am &c.

Go. Washington


1This was Thomas Barclay’s letter to GW of 9 Sept., which has not been found. See GW to Barclay, 31 Aug., n.2.

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