To Samuel Powel
[Philadelphia] June 29th 1792.
I feel much obliged by your kind offer of one of the tubs of Grape Vines from Madeira. If the remaining two contain plants enough to answer your own purposes, I will accept it with thankfulness; but let me entreat you not to disoblige yourself in order to accomodate me.1
A Vessel will sail in a few days for Alexandria, by which I shall send sundry parcels to Mount Vernon.
Mrs Washington unites with me in compliments & best wishes for Mrs Powell & yourself—and with grt esteem & regard I am—Dear Sir Yr Most Obedient and Affectionate Servt
1. It is not known whether Powel renewed his offer and delivered to GW “one of the tubs of Grape Vines from Madeira.”