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To George Washington from Battaile Muse, 19 July 1785

From Battaile Muse

Berkeley County July 19th 1785

Honourable Sir

I wrote to you some Time ago respecting the Debt due you by Mr Henry Whiting[.] Least the Letters Fail’d I have to inform you that I expect to receive the money from the Sheriff in this County the Last week in Septr.1 When received I shall waite on you Immediatly I shall endeavour to Collect the money and be at Mount Vernon before the middle of October next. I am Sir your Obedient Humble servant

Battaile Muse

ALS, DLC:GW.

1For the successful efforts of GW and his land agent, Battaile Muse, to collect the arrears in rent from GW’s former tenant, Henry Whiting, see GW to Muse, 3 Nov. 1784, n.3.

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