George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Anne Steptoe Washington, 30 September 1775

To Anne Steptoe Washington

[Cambridge, 30 September 1775]

My dear Madam,

The testimony of regard, which you were pleased to annex to my Brothers Letter of the 7th Instt1 filled me with grateful pleasure—may every Blessing which Heaven can bestow light on you, and yours, is the sincere wish of your Affecte Brother

Go: Washington

Please to present my best respects to the good Families at Fairfield,2 & other friends—I have given leave to one of the Tabs3 to return home.

G. W——n

ALS, NjP:De Coppet Collection. This letter is appended to GW’s letter to Samuel Washington, this date.

1Letter not found.

2Fairfield, the home of Warner Washington, Sr., stands a few miles south of Samuel Washington’s house, Harewood.

3GW discharged William and George Tabb from Capt. Hugh Stephenson’s rifle company on 4 Oct. because a brother had died at home in Berkeley County.

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