George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Harwood, 11 June 1792

To Thomas Harwood

Philadelphia June 11th 1792.


Be pleased to pay to Thomas Johnson, David Stuart and Daniel Carroll Esqrs., Commissioners of the Federal District, or to their order, or to the order of any two of them, Twenty four thousand Dollars in part of the sum given by the Assembly of Maryland towards defraying the expences of the public buildings within the said District.1

G: Washington


1For the background to this letter, see the Commissioners for the District of Columbia to GW, 6 June, and note 1. The D.C. commissioners received their payment from Harwood on 3 July 1792 (DNA: RG 42, Records of the Commissioners for the District of Columbia, Proceedings).

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