George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Clement Biddle, 30 March 1789

To Clement Biddle

Mount Vernon 30th March 1789

Dear Sir,

I have received your letter of the 23d Inst. and am in hopes that the Buckwheat will arrive in season.

I will thank you to send me, by the first post after this reaches you, fourteen yards of Livery lace agreeably to the enclosed pattern; and let it be directed to me, or, in my absence, to Major George Augne Washington at this place.1 With great regard, I am, Dear Sir, Yr most Obedt Hble Servt

Go: Washington

LS, PHi: Washington-Biddle Correspondence; LB, DLC:GW.

1GW left his nephew in charge of Mount Vernon when he left for New York in April. See GW to George Augustine Washington, 31 Mar. 1789.

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