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Your favor of 16th is before me, And have duely considered the same, I will beg leave to trouble You with a very short reply—Well knowing You have but little time to Spare. As You in the Spring on Muddyhole ground, & in the field in the which Davies House stands spoke to me respecting continuing. And that the Sickly season is nearly gone, I have made no Arrangements for the next Year. And...
Letter not found: from James Anderson, 13 Sept. 1799. In his letter to Anderson of 16 Sept. GW refers to Anderson’s “letter of the 13th instant.”
On day of June 1797 I took the liberty to Write You relative to the management of the Farms on this Estate, And on the 18th of same month I had the honor of Your Answer. In this letter it was proposed to lessen the number of hands And Abridge the quantity of Land yearly to be under the Plough. Circumstances unnecessary to mention, prevented the Execution of this Plan. And since a Scheme of...
Isleworth, near London, April 15th, 1799. In a very long and repetitious passage Anderson expounds on the military, naval, and commercial advantages to Britain, and disadvantages to France, of France’s public policy. He then writes: “To such persons as believe that the stability of States, and the happiness of a people, are to be measured exactly by the amount of their wealth, and the extent...
Received Bu. Bu. lb. 1798 Novr 122 by Measure And by Weight 109  15 p. Bu. 8/2 53 139 by  do  And by  do  127  25 p. do 56 1799 Feby 16 177 by  do  And by  do  163   1 p. do 8/6 55 438
Inclosed are the reports of last week I am just now Arranging And fixing the Stock in Winter Quarters, When I shall be able to take a correct Account And send in my next for Your information. Nothing new since Your departure And every part of the work is carrying on in the Order You direct—The Ditchers are employed in making good the weak places of the Mill Race before they begin to the...
I am ⟨writing⟩ a letter for Mr Wilson London the Cart carrys 2 Calves & some Butter besides the Wheat & Hams. You may rely on seeing me at Mount Vernon after Breakfast when the Cart will be set off and I will carry Your letters—see all & every thing safe on Board and always am Your most Obedt Humble Se[rvan]t I will send the Scow & great Boat early in the week with the flour. ALS , DLC:GW ....
In reply to Your highly esteemed favor of 11th Inst. I am well Satisfied with the aditions You have been pleased to make to my present Accomodations, Viz. what flour my family may use, Fish as they may need them, and Spirits of Your own Distillation—and then only while You continue to fish at, or near to my house, and while You manufacture flour at Your Mill, & Distill Whiskie at Your...
Letter not found: from James Anderson, 10 June 1798. On 11 June GW wrote Anderson : “In replying to your letter of yesterday....”
I wrote You on the 19th to which I beg leave to refer You —In that letter I informed of the Robery of the Fish house. After some pains, have discovered Cooper Moses was in Town offering Fish in Barrels for Sale, He partly confesses that He did, But that I had given Him some. And He caught in the Run as many more as nearly filled one B[arre]ll. I have given some to Him. I do not think exceeding...