From Roger Morris
If Mr Washington would bring up Jervais the groom, the General would be [willing.]1
Frederic R. Kirkland, Letters on the American Revolution in the Library at “Karolfred description begins Frederic R. Kirkland, ed. Letters on the American Revolution in the Library at “Karolfred.” 2 vols. Philadelphia and New York, 1941–52. description ends ,” 2 : 8; ALS, sold by Sotheby, Parke-Bernet, No. 4588E, item 181, New York, N.Y. The docket for this note, which Kirkland describes as “a very early example of the handwriting of George Washington,” reads: “Capt. Rog Morris A.D.C to G. Bradock June 1755.”
1. The printed source indicates that the reading of “willing” is uncertain.