George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John St. Clair, 14 May 1758

From John St. Clair

Frederick Town [Md.]
Sunday forenoon May 14th 1758

Dear Sir

Yesterday afternoon the Post gave me your Letter of the 11th which I transmitted to Brigdr Forbes.1 I expect Govr Sharpe at this place every moment, and if I was at Winchester I cou’d do but little untill he & Mr Blair arrived.2 I shall be with you at furthest on tuesday morning which makes me not enter upon particulars as I am to see you so soon. I am with great Sincerity Dear Sir Your most obedient and most humble Servant

John St clair


1According to St. Clair he received and forwarded to Forbes a letter from GW on the same day it was written, 11 May. See GW to St. Clair, 11 May, n.4. No letter from GW to Forbes on 11 May has been found. See also St. Clair to GW, 7 May, n.1.

2For references to John Blair’s failure to come to Winchester, see St. Clair to GW, 7 May, n.3.

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