George Washington Papers

From George Washington to William Pearce, November 1796

November 1796

Get a Scythe & cradle from the Eastern shore of Mr Pearce, by wch to make others for catching the Grain, as cut, in the hand.

See the Letters to Mr Christopher & Mr Jno. Cowper dated the 4th of Septr 1794 for Informn respg the payment for Norfleets Land.

Also the Letter to Mr Jno. Lewis on the same subject on whom a call is to be made for settlem.—8th Sep. 1794.

A Letter to the Honble Jas Ross dated 13th Sepr 1794 acknowledges the rect of £267 on acct of Colo. Cannons Bond.

In a letter to Mr Lear of the 22d Decr 1794 some old Papers relative to the River Potomack—ask for them.

Colo. John Cannon in a letter written to him the 27th June 1795 is directed to deliver to Mr Ross, the surveys of all my lands, and entreated to make a final settlement of matters with Mr Chas Morgan.

Mr Chas Morgan in a letter written to him 28th June 1795 Is requested to press Colo. Cannon for this settlement & to tell the Tenants that delivering Wheat at his Mill will not exonerate them from paymt of their Rents.

Wrote on the 14th of Novr 1796 to my Nephew Colo. W. A. Washington for the Genealogical descent from L. Washington & the Inscriptions on the Tombs at Bridge Creek without havg recd any Answer—to send to Sir J.H.


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