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From George Washington to James McHenry, 16 August 1796

Mount Vernon 16th Augt 1796.

Dear Sir

As I propose to enter upon my journey to Philadelphia tomorrow; this letter only serves to cover the Papers which I received from you by the last Post; and to inform you that the draught of the Letter to the Governor of Georgia meets my approbation, under the general lights I have of the subject; but before you part with it, I again desire that you would learn the Sentiments of Colo. Hawkins & Mr Clymer on that part of it which holds up the idea of again negociating with the Creeks for a Sale of Land to that State. I shall add no more than that with friendly sentiments I remain Your affecte

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