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To George Washington from Martha Washington, 30 March 1767

From Martha Washington

[Mount Vernon, 30 March 1767]

My Dearest

It was with very great pleasure I see in your letter th⟨at⟩ you got safely down we are all very well at this time but it still ⟨is⟩ rainney and wett I am sorry you will not be at home soon as I expe⟨ct⟩ed you I had reather my sister woud not come up so soon, as May woud be much plasenter time than april1 we wrote to you las⟨t⟩ post as I have nothing new to tell you I must conclude my self your most Affcetionate

Martha Washington

ALS (photocopy), ViMtvL. Martha Washington wrote this note at the bottom of Lund Washington’s letter of 30 Mar. to GW. It is the only letter written by Martha Washington to her husband known to have survived.

1For GW’s movements, see Lund Washington to GW, 22 Mar. 1767, n.1. Mrs. Washington was referring either to her sister Anna Maria Dandridge Bassett or to her sister Elizabeth (Betcey) Dandridge.

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