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Letter not found: to Betty Washington Lewis, 14 Jan. 1793. On 29 Jan., Betty Lewis wrote GW : “Your letters of Januy the 6the and 14the of this Month came duly to hand.”
Letter not found: to Betty Washington Lewis, 30 March 1794. Betty Washington Lewis wrote GW on 13 April that “Your letter of the 30th of march came safe to hand.”
Letter not found: to Betty Washington Lewis, 6 Jan. 1793. On 29 Jan., Betty Lewis wrote GW : “Your letters of Januy the 6the and 14the of this Month came duly to hand.”
Letter not found: to Betty Washington Lewis, 17 March 1794. Betty Washington Lewis wrote GW on 23 March that “Your letter of the 17th Came safe to hand.”
Mr James Robardet, who has taught my two Grand children dancing, proposes going into your part of the Country to establish a School, if he should meet with sufficient encouragement, and has requested that I would give him a line of recommendation to some of my friends. Mr Robardet’s attention to my grand children, and the progress which they have made under his instruction, induce me to...
If your Son Howell is living with you, and not usefully employed in your own Affairs; and should incline to spend a few months with me, as a writer in my Office (if he is fit for it) I will allow him at the rate of Three hundred dollars a year, provided he is diligent in discharging the duties of it from breakfast until dinner—Sundays excepted. This sum will be punctually paid him and I am...
Your letter of the 27th Ulto was enclosed to me by Mr Parks, in one from himself, dated the 1st insttt on the same subject. Harriot having very little fortune herself, has no right to expect a great one in the man she marry‘s; but if he has not a competency to support her in the way she has lived, in the circle of her friends, she will not find the matrimonial state so comfortable as she may...
As Mrs Washington and myself expect to set out to morrow for Philadelpa and the Majr & Fanny the day after if the Vessel which is to carry him to Colo. Bassets arrives in time, I have taken the advantage of the good opportunity afforded by Mr Robt Lewis of sending Harriot to Fredericksburg. It is done at this time (notwithstanding your proposed visit to Albemarle) 1st because it would be...
Colonel Ball’s letter gave me the first account of my Mother’s death—since that I have received Mrs Carter’s letter written at your request —and previous to both I was prepared for the event by some advices of her illness communicated to your Son Robert. Awful, and affecting as the death of a Parent is, there is consolation in knowing that Heaven has spared ours to an age, beyond which few...
Your letter of the first of this month came duly to hand.—I believe Bushrod is right with respect to the distribution of the negroes—When I gave my opinion that you were entitled to a child’s part it did not occur to me that my Mother held them under the will of my Father who had made a distribution of them after her death.—If this is the case, and I believe it is, you do not come in for any...