George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Francis Deakins, 12 October 1796

Montgomery County 12th Octr 1796


I am Sorry I was from home when you called to See your Land—Since my return I have wrote twice to Mr Jones—who now lives 16 miles from us—for A Statment of your Rents for 1792 93 & 94 the years he has to Account for—he has just Sent me his Account—but Such as wants a further explanation which I have requested of him, & will forward it to you as Soon as it can be got.

It is expected youl. return through this County on your way to Philadelphia this Fall—if so—I hope it may be Convenient for you to call on us, that more full Satisfaction may be gave you respect’g the Quality of the Land. Rents & Arrangments of the Tenants, which is now under the Superintendance of Mr Hezekiah Veatch—Mr Jones not hav’g recd any rent for last year I a few Months ago got Mr Veatch to undertake it—he has called on the Tenants who promise to Settle with him Soon for 1795 I am with due Respect Sir your Obedt Servt

Francis Deakins

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