George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Francis Walker, 28 September 1797

From Francis Walker

Near Charlottesville Sepr 28 1797


Will you be so obliging as to give me information respecting the interest my Father held with yourself & Mr Lewis in some lands near Suffolk, & by what title—It has become my duty as Exr to dispose of the part belonging to the estate, which I wish to do, in the way most agreable to you, or perhaps you may wish to purchase 1—Pardon me Sir for this trouble—Please to accept the most sincere respect & best wishes of Your Obdt Sert

Fras Walker


Francis Walker (1764–1806) was the son of GW’s old friend Thomas Walker, who died in 1794. Francis Walker represented Albemarle County in the Virginia general assembly for several years before being elected for one term to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1793.

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