George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Bushrod Washington, 21 January 1797

Richmond Jany 21. 97

My dear Uncle.

I recd your favor of the 10th during my confinement under a severe attack of the Pleuresy. I am now on the recovery, tho’ very weak, nor have I yet left my room.

The deed you wrote for is now enclosed, but I find it was not recorded within the time prescribed by Law.

I have received no answer to my letter respecting your Kanawa Lands. As that letter was interesting to you, I hope it did not miscarry.

Nancy joins me in Love to yourself & my Aunt. Believe me to be very sincerely My dear Uncle Your Affect. Nephew & much obliged Servt

B. Washington


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