George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Deakins, Jr., 18 November 1796

Geo. Town Novr 18th 1796

Dear Sir,

I have received your much Esteem’d favor of the 14th Instant with a letter for my Brother which shall be forwarded. he has gain’d his Election by a Majority of 347 Votes. In my Journey to the Glades last August I engaged 20 Bushels of Oats to be delivered to Major McCarty at the Mouth of New Creek by the first Instant. & I have Wrote McCarty they were for you & requested him to have them sent down by his Boats this Fall, & I have hopes they will come to hand. I am with much Respect & Esteem Dear Sir Your Obt Servt

Will. Deakins Junr

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