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Letter not found: Clement Biddle to GW, 20 June 1797. On 3 July GW wrote Biddle and referred to “your favor of the 20th Ulto.”
I am favoured with your letter of the 7th April last, and lose not one moment in acknowledging the receipt of it. I have forwarded the letters inclosed in it—with a request that the persons to whom they are addressed, to communicate with me on the subject. I shall use my best endeavours to find out a person who will suit you—and I hope I shall be able soon to write to you in a satisfactory way...
Your letter of 18th gave me much Satisfaction every alteration which You think well of will be attended to in the Planing & executeing the Improvement of Your Estate. And as much Grass seeds as possable saved for every purpose proposed. Your Excellency’s approbation and mark thereof in allowing me £140 Hire is very agreable for this & future times. It will please me better than any share, for...
I am sorry I was not more full in my Letter respecting Mr Lloyds Bull. It certainly never was intended that you Shoud pay any thing for him. On the contrary both the late and present Mr Lloyd expressed much satisfaction in being able to contribute to the improvement of the Breed of Cattle. The late Collo. Lloyd sold no Calves of his Bakewell Breed but gave many To his friends: And I beleive...
Haveing already wrote you respecting your lands purchased of general Lee, Laying on Rough Creek—shall now only observe, that I arrived on them with the gentlemen, mutually chosen by Lee and myself, to Vallue the Same; on the 25 of may after traceing the lines so as to Keep us within the bounds of the two tracks; we proceeded to Traverse the Same, and found the two tracts to consist of as...
I had the honor of your favor of the 24th Instt by Mr Peter; your Letter to Collo. Ramsey I will take with me to Phila. and deliver to him on my Return Home; as I shall go by the Way of Lancaster and return by Baltimore. In the mean time there can be no danger of any Inconvenience arising from the delay, as I was to give Mr Lloyd notice to what place to forward the Calf; which I shall do from...
I have had the honor of receiving your letter of the 26th Instant covering one for Mr William Booker; and on conferring with his Freind & immediate correspondent in this place, learn that he will probably return to his residence, about 18 Miles from hence, being now engaged abroad in building Machines, about Sunday or Monday next. I have placed your letter under cover of a few lines from...
Since my last, nothing material has occured; the weather is excessively sultry the thermometer being generally at 98º which makes study and confinement very disagreable—we sometimes go to a shade but the attractions to take up your attention almost exceed the coolness of the thing itself; my studies with the class are by no means difficult cheifly consisting in antient history which I studied...
I was honoured with your letter of the 28th ult. by this days post. A copy of the laws neatly bound, and of my letter to General Pinckney with the documents to which it refers, have been some time packed up for you. The workman who undertook to make rollers for your copying press, has been called on many times; and he has often promised to complete them. At the last call, about two days since...
I am favoured with yr letter of the 26th ult. indicating a desire of engaging Mr Booker as Superintendant or Builder of yr threshing Machine—Mr Booker has not yet arrived in this neighbourhood, but is expected with confidence in the course of a fort night—his engagements in this branch of business (I am told) will carry him as far as Fauquier, and I conjecture that it will not be difficult to...