George Washington Papers

From George Washington to William Herbert, 8 May 1798

To William Herbert

Mount Vernon 8th May 1798

Dear Sir,

The Notes undermentioned you will please to deposit in the Bank of Alexandria1—and when the contents of them are received, to carry the same to the credit of Dear Sir Your Obedt Servant

Go: Washington

ALS (letterpress copy), DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW.

1GW wrote beneath his signature:

Jany 17th Jas Patton & Jas Dykes— 120 days— $1600.  
Mar. 1 Jesse Simms  90 Do 514.70
5 William Wilson  60 Do 1500.* 

(*) Mr Wilson has a demand upon me for about 400 Bushels of Salt, for the amt of which he shall receive a check on the Bank so soon as the precise sum is ascertained by Go: W.

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