Washington 20th July 1796
I returned to this place and took my Seat at the Board on Monday Morning—Our Crops over the mountain are very fine. the Harvest being great and the labourers few rendered the securing our grain a tedious business. there was still some uncut, and much standing out, the end of last week. Mr Ames and Mr Rundle were highly pleased with that Country, they said it far exceeded their expectations; they went from Winchester to Bath where I heard they were yesterday week. I am with sentiments of the highest Respect and most sincere regard Sir Your most Ob. Servt
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