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I had the honour to receive your obliging favour of the 20th June last some time ago—since which time I have had no opportunities of sending any parcels from hence, which is the reason I have not sooner acknowledged that favour—I am highly flattered with the kind reception you have given to my little work The Bee the 7th, 8th, 9th—10th & 11th Volumes of which will accompany this. The former...
I received, a few weeks ago the letter of the 25 April which you did me the honour to write to me. Lord Buchan, at the same time favoured me with a sight of what you had written to him. I can make no other return but the most sincere thanks for these unmerited marks of your obliging attention—I shall at least make it my study so to act as not to make you ashamed of this kindness. Tho’ it must...
I was favoured with your very obliging letter dated the 26th May last only a few days ago upon my return from a pretty long visit to a friend in South Wales. I learnt by a note from Lord Buchan that accompanied it, that it had lein here some time, from these causes I have not sooner had it in my power to acknowledge this favour. Along with it I received Six guineas which came safe, which is...
I wrote You on 1st And since have Yours of 27 Ultimo with Mr Carters letter —I now beg leave to hand reports of last week. And nothing particular having Occured since my last leaves me little matter of information—especially as I hope You will soon be at Your Seat, when this paper correspondence will be exchanged for my letter—As directed I forwarded your letter to Mr Carter And a Note from...
5Farm Reports, 2–8 April 1797 (Washington Papers)
When in November 1785 GW himself took over for a few months the direct, day-to-day supervision of his several farms at Mount Vernon, he devised the general format for the weekly reports that successive farm managers thereafter followed. The reports of the farm manager were based upon the reports that the overseers of the individual farms made to him each week and often included reports from...
6Farm Reports, 9–15 April 1797 (Washington Papers)
1797 April 9 in the Morning 50 N.W. clear 52 N.W. clear 50 W. cloudy 10 41 N.W. clear 46 N.W. clear 42 N.W. clear 11 52 W. clear 56 S.W. clear 52 S.W. clear 12 *62 S. clear 64 S. clear 62 S. clear *began Planting Corn on River Farm 13 62 S. cloudy
1797 April 16 in the Morning 54 S.E. & Rainy 56 S.E. & rain 54 S.E. & rain 17 56 S.E. & clear 60 S.E. clear 57 S.E. & rainy 18 51 N.W. cloudy 53 N.W. cloudy 51 N.W. clear 19 45 N.W. cloudy 47 N.W. clear 45 N.W. cloudy 20 46 N.W. cloudy 48 N.W. clear
1797 April 23d Morning 57 Thunder & Rain 59 W. Rain 57 W. cloudy 24 57 N.E. cloudy & rain 58 N.E. cloudy & showers 56 S. cloudy 25 57 S. & Rain 60 W. & clear 58 S. clear 26 60 W. clear 62 W. clear 60 W. clear 27 62 S.E. clear 64 E. clear
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...