George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Lewis Pintard, 21 May 1783

Newburgh 21st May 1783


The last Post brought me your favor of the 14th and the Post before handed me a Letter from Messrs Jno Searle & Co. inclosing a Bill of Lading for two Pipes of old Madeira Wine consigned to Messr Crookshanks & Co. of Maryld for my use—Having received no letter from the Gentlemen whose names are last mentioned respecting the arrival of the Wine I have written to them on the Subject, & as soon as I get their answer will remit you the Sum of £72. Sterlg—Cost of the two Pipes.

The Letter herewith inclosed, requests a like qty of Wine, & I beg the favor of you to take the trouble of forwarding it by the first safe conveyance. I am Sir Yr Most Obedt Hbe S.

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