George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Charles Love, Jr., 12 August 1788

From Charles Love, Jr.

Boyds hole 12th August 1788


The Bearer has my instructions to deliver you 50–Barrels of Corn on a/c of Wm Hunter Junr Esqr. which I hope will get to hand in time to answer your purpose although much later than I wished or expected when I last had the pleasure of seeing you—However Sir should you be supplyed be pleased [to] order the Skipper to proceed on to Alexandria, as it will be no Inconvenience to Mr Hunter or myself, should you decline receiving the Corn.1 I am Sir very Respectfully Your Most Obdt Servt

Charles Love Junr


1Charles Love, Jr., son of Samuel Love (d. 1787) of Prince William County, again wrote GW on 2 April 1789 from Boyd’s Hole, a small trading center on the Potomac River in Stafford (later King George) County. William Hunter, Jr., was a merchant in Alexandria.

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