George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Battaile Muse, 19 July 1785

From Battaile Muse

Berkeley County July 19th 1785

Honourable Sir

I wrote to you some Time ago respecting the Debt due you by Mr Henry Whiting[.] Least the Letters Fail’d I have to inform you that I expect to receive the money from the Sheriff in this County the Last week in Septr.1 When received I shall waite on you Immediatly I shall endeavour to Collect the money and be at Mount Vernon before the middle of October next. I am Sir your Obedient Humble servant

Battaile Muse


1For the successful efforts of GW and his land agent, Battaile Muse, to collect the arrears in rent from GW’s former tenant, Henry Whiting, see GW to Muse, 3 Nov. 1784, n.3.

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