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ALS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania After having obtained the Reputation of excelling in the most useful Art known to Mankind; of which I have your Testimony; Is it not to the last Degree provoking, that I cannot get even bread by it? I must starve, had I no other Dependence. I have offered the London Booksellers to print for them within 5 per Cent. as low as their common Currency, but...
AL : American Philosophical Society Joseph Sherwood Presents his Respects to B. Franklyn Esqr. and Informs him, that Sherwood Attended at his Lodgings the beginning of the Week, with the Papers &c. ready to send to Charles Read Esqr. Addressed: For / Benjn. Franklyn Esqr. / at Mrs. Stephensons / Craven Street / Strand See above, p. 217 n.
6513[Diary entry: 12 September 1767] (Washington Papers)
12. Finishd sowing the 5½ foot cut in the Neck with Wheat viz. 51 Bushels which make in all there 194.
The Doctor talks of Setting out tomorrow for New Braintree. I did not know but that he might chance to see you, in his way there. I know from the tender affection you bear me, and our little one’s that you will rejoice to hear that we are well, our Son is much better than when you left home, and our Daughter rock’s him to Sleep, with the Song of “Come pappa come home to Brother Johnny.” Sunday...
Letter not found: to William Crawford, 13 Sept. 1767. On 29 Sept. Crawford wrote to GW : “I was favioured, with two Letters from you, one dated the 13th, and the other the 17th instant.”
ALS : Library of Congress; incomplete copy: American Philosophical Society I am always pleas’d with a Letter from you, and I flatter myself you may be sometimes pleas’d in receiving one from me, tho’ it should be of little Importance, such as this, which is to consist of a few occasional Remarks made here and in my Journey hither. Soon after I left you in that agreable Society at Bromley, I...
Sometime last month Colo. Bernard Moore settled his Account with Colo. Pendleton as Admin[istrat]or of John Robinson Esqr. deced, wherein there be an Article charged to Colo. Moore, thus “To Mrs Washington October 1758 being what She agreed to lay out in the Purchase of Mrs Chamberlayne’s Estate £100” of this I am desired to acquaint you, as it is now a Charge with the Interest thereon by...
Letter not found: from John Posey, 16 Sept. 1767. On 24 Sept. GW wrote to Posey : “Having receivd your Letters of Wednesday last [16 Sept.] and today.”
From a sudden hint of your Brother Val[entin]e I wrote to you a few days ago in a hurry, since which having had more time for reflection, I am now set down in order to Write more deliberately, & with greater precission, to you on the Subject of my last Letter; desiring that if any thing in this shoud be found contradictory to that Letter you will wholely be governd by what I am now going to...
6520[Diary entry: 18 September 1767] (Washington Papers)
18. Finishd Sowing the 6 by 4 feet Cut at Doeg Run with 36 Bushels. Sowed the simling Rows at Do. with 1½ Bushels which makes in all there 152. simling [?]: a conjectural reading. GW did include the cymling, or summer squash ( Cucurbita pepo var. condensa ), in his crop rotations. In his instructions for the operation of River Farm, 10 Dec. 1799 ( DLC:GW ), he directed that one quarter of...