Baltimore Octr the 21. 1796
Being informd by a Young man from that quarter that thee intended to rent thy mill for a terms of Years. I therefore take the liberty to inform the that it is my intentesion to rent A Mill in that state, if the has not rented thine and would let it on reasonable terms, if the Could make it convenient to inform me of the perticulrs I would call and see thee—I having another in View wich obliges me to give an answer in a month From thiss date. but being rather inclind to think That thine will suit me better from the information of Chs Gwin who has seen it and is to be consernd If I take it, I therefore wish the to inform me Amediately for what time the proposes to lease it The Very probablely may wish some information Respecting my Carracter if so I must refer the To jery brown of little britain lancaster County who introdusd me to the as a miller in may last or levy Hollingworth of philadelphia. I Am Respectfully Yors
N.B. If the rites Direct to me per tapsico or to Chs Gwin baltimore
DLC: Papers of George Washington.