George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Rumney, Jr., 22 January 1788

From John Rumney, Jr.

Alexandria 22d Jany 1788


I now inclose you all the Papers that I have recd from Mr Swan of Baltimore respecting the Estate of Mr Colville deceas’d, for your Perusal, also a Letter from Mr Scorer of Whitehaven to myself on the same Business.1 If there is any Thing remaining after the Discharge of the Debts, I believe it would be of great Use to the Claimants. You have inclosed the Opinion of Council, respecting their Claim, which I wish may prove satisfactory.2 With the greatest Respect I am Sir Yr most obt Servt

John Rumney


1GW wrote to Rumney on 6 April 1787 about Thomas Colvill’s estate. See also GW to John Swan, 23 May 1785, and notes. “Mr Scorer” has not been identified.

2None of the enclosures has been found.

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