From George Washington
Mount Vernon 21st, Aprl. 1795
My dear Sir,
If this letter should ever get into your hands, it will be placed there by a nephew of mine, Colo. Wm. Augt. Washington1 who will be on his way to Boston with a view of fixing two of his Sons at the Andover Academy. Your kind attentions to him if he should take New York in his way, will much oblige
Dear Sir Your Affecte. friend
Present me to Mrs. Hamilton
Alexr. Hamilton Esqr.
ALS, MS Division, New York Public Library.
1. William Augustine Washington was the son of Washington’s half-brother, Augustine (“Austin”).