George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Mumford, 15 September 1780

Head Qrs Bergen County 15th Septr 1780


I have received your obliging letter of the 8th inclosing an order upon Mr Chenevard of Harford for the delivery of a pipe of Madeira Wine for my use.

The polite manner in which it is tendered adds not a little to the value of the present.

Altho’ I have not the pleasure of an acquaintance with you, I am no stranger to your character, which I have often heard represented in the most favorable light—I shall be happy in an opportunity of returning my thanks personally and am with great respect Sir Yr Most Obedt & H: Servt

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