George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Hayward Foote, 22 February 1798

From William Hayward Foote

Hayfield Feby 22d 1798

Dear Sir,

I enclose you Mr Anderson’s draft on you for £57.3.1½—The draft which you proposed to give me on the Bank you will please send by the Bearer Thomas.1 my recet for the same at the Bank will exonerate you. I am Sir Your Obt Servt

Wm H. Foote


1The enclosed draft on GW, dated 14 Feb. and signed by James Anderson, reads: “On Sight hereof pay Mr William H. Foote, on Order—Fifty seven pounds. Three Shilling & one penny half penny, value in Ballance of Accounts to this date” (DLC:GW). This was in payment to Foote’s aunt Mrs. Lund (Elizabeth Foote) Washington for the balance of her account “for Wheat &ca” (21 Feb., Day Book).

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