George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Robert Dinwiddie, 20 December 1754

From Robert Dinwiddie

[Williamsburg] decr 20th [1754]

Sir

I recd Yr Letter1 but at prest cannot order You the Money You say due you as Adjutt[.] wn the Council meets I shall let them know Yr Demd & if they agree with me it will be pd2—I am Sir Yr humble Servt

LB, ViHi: Dinwiddie Papers.

1The letter has not been found.

2While he was in Williamsburg in Oct. 1754 GW received £50 for “my Salary as Adjutant” (Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 10, DLC:GW). His next payment, which he received in May 1755, was for £61 on account of “my Pay &ca” (Ledger A description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 21, DLC:GW).

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