George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Rumney, Jr., 5 September 1785

From John Rumney, Jr.

W[hi]t[e]haven [England] 5th Septr 1785


I had the Honor to receive your esteemd Favor of the 22d June ⅌ the Cæsar Ct. Atkinson, & agreeable to your request, shall send out in a Ship which will sail for Alexandria the latter End of Decr as much of the White Stone you mention as will floor the Gallery in Front of your House, I have given the Dimensions to the Masons who are now preparing them, & have not a Doubt they will be done in a neat Manner. We shall contrive the cheapest & safest Mode of packing them. I was very happy to hear that the Joiner gives Satisfaction. With the Greatest respect I am Sir Yr most Obt & hble Servt

John Rumney


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