George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Robert Morris, 28 January 1786

From Robert Morris

Philad[elphi]a Jany 28th 1786

Dear Sir

I did intend to save you the trouble of sending up the ten Dollars advanced to Jno. Fairfax on your Account & for that purpose took his draft on you for that Sum & remitted it to Messrs Josiah Watson & Co. from whom I have received it back at my own request & herein transmit the same with a receipt on it.1

Whatever belongs to, or is connected with you, will ever meet attention from me. Mrs Morris joins me in thanks to Mrs Washington & yourself with assurances of the Warmest reciprocal good wishes for hers & your Health & happiness. I am with sincere attachmt Dear Sir Your most obedt Servt

Robt Morris


1The enclosed receipt from John Fairfax (DLC:GW) is dated 29 Nov. 1785, when Fairfax passed through Philadelphia en route from Massachusetts to Mount Vernon with the Spanish jackass.

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