George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Samuel Potts, 31 October 1791 [letter not found]

Letter not found: from Samuel Potts, 31 Oct. 1791. GW wrote to Potts on 18 Mar. 1792: “Your letter of the 31st of October, on the subject of a Legacy left by Mr[s] Savage to Mrs Bomford, has been received.”1

1For GW’s long, “tedeous and irksome” involvement in the settlement of the estate of the Rev. Charles Green and in the affairs of his widow Margaret Green Savage, see Diaries description begins Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, eds. The Diaries of George Washington. 6 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1976–79. description ends , 2:228, 3:81; Henry Lee and Daniel Payne to GW, 24 April 1767, GW to William Ellzey, 3 Oct. 1769, Sarah Bomford to GW, 27 Sept., 1773, Peter Trenor to GW, 8 Nov. 1786, Bryan Fairfax to GW, 7 Feb. 1790, n.1, and GW to George Deneale, 22 April 1798.

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