George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Robert Sanderson, 19 May 1786

From Robert Sanderson

Alexa[ndria] 19th May 1786


Inclosed I forward your Acct Current as it now stands. My Partners did not mean to make any Charge of Freight &c, which I much approve.1 Your Letter to Sir Edwd Newenham shall be carefully forwarded.2 Wishing you and your Lady a Long Continuance of Good Health I am Sir Your much Oblig’d & Very Hble Servt

Robt Sanderson


1Sanderson was probably referring to the flags for the piazza at Mount Vernon shipped from Whitehaven by his partner, John Rumney, Jr. See Rumney to GW, 16 April.

2GW’s letter to Edward Newenham has not been found, but see his letter of 10 June 1786.

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