George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Thomas Newton, Jr., 2 October 1783

Virginia Norfolk Octr 2d 1783


I Received your Excys favor inclosing Miss Janet Dalgleishs letter & have wrote her as near as I can the situation of her Brothers affairs here. Dotr Campbell the Exr lives in Bermuda he has made no return of his proceedings nor has their been an audit of the Estate that no thing can be done without his rendering an acct. I have inform’d by letter that if she can send me proper papers, I will do all in my power to have her justice done. Your Excys letter gave me great pleasure & I hope the Confidence you have placed in me by recommending me may gave those interested every satisfaction, and I also hope to render you an Acct of my former proceedings that may prove satisfactory the whole has lain still during the war and I think good but the great sufferings of some of those indebted will I am afraid make it a long time in Collecting. my best ind[evers] shall not be wanting to finish the whole as soon as possible. I am Yr Excy Most Obt Servt

Thos Newton Jr

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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