George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Roberts, 22 July 1799

From William Roberts

Petersburgh 22 July 1799

General Washington

Sir—I Can Now inform you Captn Macnemara has had my Witness[’]s affedev. gaven in to Mr Hay for fare of his Death & Mr Hay Seems Much pleasd with it & Says thare is Not the Least Danger in Recovering the property from those Base Desining Men—Our Cort Coms on the first Monday in August. & After Cort I Shal Let you know how I am Like to Come off—& what Time you May Expect Me Up to Mount Vernon Mills—God Send it was to Morrow And that I may Eand my Days in your good Imploy if I Can be Lucke a Nogh to giv Sattesfaction in My besoness And attension to the Mills & Cooper shop & Avery thing that will be Benafesial to you & the Good of the Mills[.] I hope this Cort, Mr Hay & Captn Macnemara May Git My affares in Such a fare way it may enable Me to Come to you without Delay1—from Sir your Real well wisher & Most Humble Servant

W:M. Roberts

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