George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Clement Biddle, 8 April 1789

From Clement Biddle

[Philadelphia] April 8. 1789

Dr Genl,

On rect of your last favr, I immediately bespoke the livery Lace which is manufactured here (there being none imported of that patern) and I now Inclose 14 yds by post.1

I have About 80 bushels buckwheat now filling in bags & am promised about 100 bushels more tomorrow to go in Capt. Ellwood who sails for Alexa. on saturday or sunday so that I hope there will be no disappointment for I have spared no pains to get it but was after several promises deceived in the delivery. With great respect I am Yr Excellcy &c.

[Clement Biddle]

LB, PHi: Clement Biddle Letter Book, 1789–92.

1GW ordered livery lace in his letter to Biddle of 30 Mar. 1789.

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