George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Harwood, 2 March 1793

To Thomas Harwood

Philada March 2d 1793


Be pleased to pay to Thomas Johnson, David Stuart & Daniel Carroll Esqr. Commiss[ioner]s of the Federal District, or to their Order, or to the Order of any two of them, Twenty four thousand dollars, being the third Instalment of the sum given by the Assembly of Maryland towards defraying the expenses of the public Buildings within that District.1

Go. Washington.

Copy, in Tobias Lear’s writing, DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW.

1For the D.C. commissioners’ efforts to secure the designated allotments owed the federal district by Maryland and Virginia, see D.C. Commissioners to GW, 8 Feb., and note 4, and GW to D.C. Commissioners, 3 Mar. 1793 (second letter).

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