George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Deakins, Jr., 22 September 1794

From William Deakins, Jr.

Geo. Town [Md.] Sepr 22. 1794.


I have receved from Mr Jones—7143 lb. Neat Tobo in Seven Hhds, in part of your Rents due for Woodstock Manner—for the Years 1792 & 1793, there is about 2000 more yet due—which he expe[c]ts to Collect soon1—this Tobo will Command 30/ per Ct Cash no Allowance for Cask, perhaps in a few Weeks the price may be a little better, I am with much Respect Dear Sir Your Obt Servt

Will. Deakins Junr


1Benjamin W. Jones was acting as a collector of the rents due to GW on his portion of Woodstock Manor in Montgomery County, Md. (see John Francis Mercer to GW, 5 April, and n.2; GW to Deakins, 11 April, and n.2; and Deakins to GW, 31 May).

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