George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 7 October 1773]

7. At home all day. In the Afternoon Mr. Richd. Thompson came and stayed all Night.

Richard Thompson was interested in leasing some of the Ohio lands that GW was advertising for sale but considered the terms unrealistic. In a letter of 30 Sept. 1773 to GW, Thompson laid down what he considered to be appropriate terms and informed GW of his intention to visit him soon to discuss the matter.

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