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From George Washington to Jonathan Boucher, 18 December 1772

To Jonathan Boucher

Mount Vernon Decr 18th [1772]

Dear Sir

I send my Carriage up but cannot undertake to promise for the Horses bringing you down, as two of them are unused to drawing, & but one Postilion accustomd to drive, the other, with my lame Horses not being return’d from Williamsburg—Mrs Washington &ca join in Compliments to Mrs & Miss Boucher, who, together with yourself, we shall expect to see at Dinner1—I am Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt

Go: Washington

ALS (photocopy), ViMtvL.

1“Mr. Boucher, his Wife & Sister came to Dinner” (Diaries description begins Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, eds. The Diaries of George Washington. 6 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1976–79. description ends , 3:148). The letter cover (photocopy, DLC:GW) indicates Boucher and his family were in Alexandria at this time.

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