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By Maj. Geo. Washington I expect you received your rentroll & accts, about the 16th of Instant I wrote you To the Care of Mr W. Hodgson in Alexandria Inclosed a Bill for £20 on Mr Wales, I have only received £17.3.9 To this day, Since I Sent down my accts altho I have been Pushing For the rents, as I expected you wanted Money Knowing that but Little Can be made From the Farming or Planting...
Letter not found: from Battaile Muse, 14 Jan. 1785. On 5 Feb. GW wrote to Muse : “I have lately received two letters from you, one of the 14th & the other of the 25th of last month.”
Letter not found: from Battaile Muse, 16 Aug. GW wrote Muse on 22 Aug. : “Both your letters of the 16th have come safe.”
the bea[rer] Mr Daniel Harrel who Lives in this County is desirous to become a Tenant of yours on Lott No. 2. 140 acres—which Lott is now Inhabited by Michael Ruse a Man not worth anything—I have recommended the bearer to you for your approbation for a Lease on the following Terms—to have a Lease agreeable to the Covenants of your Late Lease for the Term of Ten years His paying the annual rent...
Ten days Billious Fever and wet weather prevented my arriveing at this place untill yesterday—My weak state—wet weather—and Being obliged To Winchester next Monday prevented My waiting on you at this Time, I expect To be down Some Time in October at which Time I hope I shall be able To waite on you To represent the Sittuation of your Business in my Care—I do not Expect To receive any money...
Your Favour date the 8th of this Month I have received I shall attend Perticularly To your Instructions with the Tenants and the renting of your Lands, and it gives me Pleasure To Find their is one Man in this Country that will have Obligations Complied with and attended To; their is but Very Few that has Complyed with their Leases but the Greater part Seem To be much allarmed at my...
Since I wrote To you by Magor George Washington —I have Sent Expresly To Every Tenant under me altho they all had been Called on the First of January yet they have not Provided Payment at this Time. I have received only £17.3 9—I have not the Least Expectation of receiveing any money until april and then but Little Considering the Ballance due I have several replivey Bonds been due last...
The bad state of Health and Business Since I have been down Prevented my Caling at Mount vernon untill this day—I was Sorry not To Find you at Home—My Engagements at this Place Prevented my staying for your return—If you desire To See me I will Endeavour To waite on you on Friday otherwise I wish To Push towards Home —If Mr Lear Should be at this place Tomorrow I will Pay the Ballance To Close...
I received your Favour dated 22d of Last month—in answer to which—I shall send to the Care of Mr Heartshorn one bushel clover seed —I will endeavour to secure the Butter for you, but the Quantity of 250 lb. is reather uncertain—I shall make 100 lb. my self—that Quantity you may depend On and that it shall be good—their are but few to be depended on, was I to engage it—it would be...
I received your Favours dated December the 4th and 16th and I shall Endeavour to Comply with the Contents. Your Tenants in Fauquir has behaved Very Ill Since I wrote you, Several has run away altho I was with them and Told them To be Industrious and that you would give them a reasonable Time to Pay their arrears of rents. about Christmas two run away—one a Poor Man, the other was able—which...