George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Bushrod Washington, 22 April 1794

From Bushrod Washington

Richmond [Va.] April 22d 1794

Dear Uncle

I find that there is an injunction in the High Court of Chancery obtained against you, which I am employed by those interested in the Judgment at law, to dissolve—to do this, your answer is necessary. I send you a Copy of the Bill;1 if upon the reciept of this letter, you will immediately communicate to me the substance of your answer, I will save you the expence of applying to Counsel, and will draw it in form, & forward to you to be sworn to. the Court sits on the 12th of May, & the answer if possible ought to be filed before that time; so that if I draw it, and return it to you to be sworn to, we shall have no time to spare in getting it prepared.2 with great sincerity I am dear Uncle Yr Affect: Nephew

Bushd: Washington.

ALS, ViMtvL.

1The enclosed bill has not been identified.

2For GW’s reply and his explanation of the circumstances surrounding the suit brought by John Henshaw, see GW to Bushrod Washington, 30 April.

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