George Washington Papers

From George Washington to William Stephens Smith, 21 May 1783

Newburgh 21st May 1783.

Dear Sir,

I wrote to you a few days ago for some Books, &ca—Since then, I have seen the following Books advertised for Sale by Miles & Hicks at their Printing Office, which I beg the favor of you to procure, and send to me.

Charles the 12th of Sweeden

Lewis the 15th. 2 Vols

History of the Life & Reign of the Czar Peter, the Great

Robertsons Histy of America 2 Vols

Voltaires Letters.

If they are in Estimation:

Wildman on Trees

Vertots Revolution of Rome 3 Vols

Ditto of Portugal.

If there is a good Booksellers Shop in the City, I would thank you for sending me a Catalogue of the Books & their Prices that I may choose such as I want. I am Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt & Affecte Servt

Go: Washington


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