George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Bushrod Washington, 27 April 1794

From Bushrod Washington

Richmond [Va.] April 27th 1794

Dear Uncle

I take the liberty of writing by Mr Maund who is going to Philadelphia, and of introducing him to you.1 I wrote you some posts ago, respecting a suit of Hanchaw agt you in the High Court of Chancery, which I hope you have recieved.2 with love to my Aunt I am most sincerely Your Affect. Nephew

Bushd Washington

ALS, ViMtvL. A notation on the cover indicates that this letter was sent in care of “J.J. Maund Esqr.”

1Attorney John James Maund (d. 1802), an emigrant from Wales, served in the Virginia Senate, 1793–96. In September 1793, he received an appointment from the state of Virginia as superintendent for the Port of Yeocomico, including Kinsale, in Westmoreland County (Virginia State Papers, 6:538).

2For the previous letter on the legal suit filed against GW by John Henshaw, see Bushrod Washington to GW, 22 April. For GW’s reply, see his letter to Bushrod Washington of 30 April.

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