George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Philip Marsteller, 17 February 1787

From Philip Marsteller

Alex[andri]a, Febr. 17th [1787].

Honord Sir,

Agreeable to request I send the remainder of the Blankets purchased for you agreeable to Bill enclosed (your Nephew having taken with him 15 Blankets, the best of the Purchase) the Bill of the whole amounting to £6.0.9 I gave to your Nephew—Linnen of the goodness you mention none has yet come to Hand but make no doubt Shall get some soon—Checks there is none at present on reasonable Terms. Grass & other Scythes are now in my possession, but not yet ripe for market but soon will be—Therefore must only wish you to belleve that I Watch not only the Sale but the Season in your behalf1—With respect I subscribe my self your Hum. Servt

P. Marsteller

ALS, DLC:GW. Marsteller misdated the letter 1786. See note 1.

1In late 1786 GW and Marsteller entered into an agreement whereby Marsteller would purchase goods and supplies for GW at public sales in Alexandria. See GW to Marsteller, 15 Dec. 1786.

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