George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Neil Jamieson, 12 June 1766

To Neil Jamieson

Fairfax Cty 12th June 1766


Mr Robt Adam sends 40 Barls of Flour in my Vessel to you, the freight of which, he says I am to look to you for, ifso, please to pay it to the skipper. I am unacquainted with the customary allowance pr Barl and therefore depend upon you for the usual freight. I am Sir Yr Most Obed. Servt

Go: Washington

ALS (facsimile), DLC:GW.

Neil Jamieson, a Scottish merchant whose store was in Norfolk, was a partner in the Glasgow firm of John Glassford & Company. He was engaged not only in the tobacco trade for his company but also in shipping provisions and lumber to the West Indies.

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