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The waggons that stored my wheat on the roads Last winter I did not Expect would have brought the wheat To your Mill as they had neglected their duty so Long. at Last they have delivered it—which makes more than the Quantity Engaged—I shall be oblige to you To buy it at 5/6 ⅌ Bushel or to let it be ground for me I have sold Wheat to Colo Griffin at that price. I am Sir your Very Hble Servant...
Mr Lear Informed me that you did not Think Proper To deliver Colo. Fairfax Papers without Informing Mr F. Fairfax of the matter, I Sent up To Mr Fairfax, In consequnce of which He has come down —My Illness and uncertainty of my waggones Comeing Tomorrow will Ocation my Puting of waiteing on you untill Some Time Next month at which Time I shall Bring with me your accts in order To make a full...
I have only Time as the Post is waiting To Say I have Enclosed and Order on Mr Willim Hunter for £50—altho I am not in your Debt —I Shall write To you Very Fully by First opportunity. I have the Honour to be your Faithfull Servant Please To inform me whether my orders are accepted To Ennable me To do what may be wright. ALS , DLC:GW . Written on the cover: “Mr [Thomas] Po[r]ter will much...
as I returned from Alexandria I directed the Overseers on Doctr Seldens Estate to get out their Wheat as Fast as Possable and Send it down, which I expect they will do. I have ready here 200 bushels but I cannot get waggons to Hall it untill next month—when the weather Permits I Shall Send down as fast as I can get waggones to hall it. what butter I have which may be about 140 lb. I shall...
Your Favour By Major George Washington I received and shall attend To it —I set out this day To the Tenaments in Fauquier they are so Very Poor in General that I Fear but Little is To be Expected From them—I am obliged To attend that Court To obtain Justice From some of them—I Fear not more than one or Two of their Horses will answer your Purpose—if I Find it necessary To Take a Horse or Two,...
I have Seen Mr Scott and Proposed To Him To have the Line Established between you as You desired—Mr Scott desires that you will Bring Suit agt Him in Fauquier court To may Court —He Sayes that the court may Grant and order To apoint Colo. Peyton Colo. Powell—Capn Turner Capn Moffitt County Surveyer—Mr Morze [Mauzey] Deputy C. Surveyer To fix the Corner and Establish the Line[.] Mr Scott Sayes...
I have at this place three Casks of good Salt Butter weight, 55 lb. 55 do 56 do amount 166 lb. @ 10d. ⅌ lb. If you are in want Please To Send me word by Eight oclock Tomorrow at this place whether you will Take it—it’s the Property of Colo. Fairfaxes and made at my House To Prove it’s Quality I have this day had It Inspected by Mr Thorn & others who assert that it’s good —I am disapointed in...
I have been Informed that you have a Considerable Sum of money due in Berkeley Frederick and Fauquier Counties from your Tenants—altho a Very disagreeable Office—I beg leave to solicit your Favour in Leting me have the Collection It being Convenient with Colo. Fairfax’s Collection As I attend the Courts and Sheriffs through which channel I expect some of the business will Pass[.] I am Oblig’d...
I was so unfortunate Some time ago as to Loose Mr Whiting Replevey Bonds due you—since which I have obtained a replevey Bond for £199.8.0 with Interest there on from the Twenty fifth day of December Last[.] Mr Whiting has Promised to Confess a Judgement in Berkeley Court next Tuesday on my staying Execution untill September[.] the sheriff of Berkeley Mr James Crane has Promised to Pay the...
The Letters Put into my Care to Mr B. Fairfax and Colo. Warner Washington is delivered. at my arrival home I Found a Letter From you dated the 7th Instant Enclosed one From Mr W. Weathers that He Thought Mr Clymount a Tenant of yours was hard & unjustly Dealt by—I Know of no Foundation for Such a Suspicion—unless Mr Weathers Judges me to be Like His Brother E. Weathers who over charged in...