George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Gustavus Scott, 3 November 1796

Washington 3rd Nov. 1796


Upon an accurate research into the several laws past by the Legislature of Maryland respecting that part of the City formerly known by the names of Carrollsburgh and Hamburgh, it is thought, that the order lately made by you for a reconveyance, may not be extensive enough to include those Lots—We therefore take the liberty of requesting your signature to the enclosed, which will include all the Lands vested in the Trustees. We have the honor to be &c.,

G. Scott

W. Thornton

A. White

DNA: RG 42--Records of the Commissioners for the District of Columbia, Letters Sent.

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