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From George Washington to Jonathan Boucher, 2 August 1773

To Jonathan Boucher

Mount Airy Augt 2d 1773

Dear Sir

I am sorry to be deprivd of the pleasure of seeing you—& concernd at the painful cause of it; which, if every other remedy faild I should be for drawing.1

Your Acct I dare say is perfectly right, & I will either leave Bills to the amount of it, under cover with Mr Calvert, or send them to you in a day or two after I get home; drawn at Par, which the Govr tells me is rather less than might be had, if offerd for Sale.2

Jacks situation at New York gives me a great deal of real, & sincere satisfaction—his mother & myself have receivd Letters of the same Import.3 The Govr waiting I shall not enlarge, or add more than with best respects to Mrs & Miss Boucher in which Mrs Washington joins I am with very great truth Dr Sir Yr Most Affecte Hble Sert

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ALS (photocopy), DLC:GW. On the cover is written “By favour of His Excellency The Govr.”

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