George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Gustavus Scott, 19 July 1797

From Gustavus Scott

Washington 19th July 1797.

Dr sir,

I do myself the pleasure of inclosing you a Certificate of a Transferr of 29 Shares of Columbia Stock.1 Your Letter to Collo. Ramsey has been forwarded, and I at the same time wrote to Mr Lloyd respecting the young Bakewell.2 Probably Mr Lloyd is out on a summers Excursion as I have yet received no answer. With sentiments of perfect Regard and Respect I am Dr sir Your mo. obt servt

Gusts Scott


1See Scott to GW, 4 July, and note 1 of that document.

2GW’s letter to Nathaniel Ramsay has not been found, but see Ramsay to GW, 20 July. For an account of GW’s securing a Bakewell bull calf from Edward Lloyd, see Scott to GW, 16 June 1797, n.3.

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