George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Samuel Miles, 8 July 1782

8 July 1782


By the Receipt of a Mr White your Assistant

2 Tureens

2 Sallid Dishes.

29 Dishes of difft Sizes

5 dozn & 7 Plates—shallow

2 doz. & 10 Soup Do—&

8 Salts

Were left in his care to be sent to me when ordered; but in lieu thereof, consequent of the Order, I have received the following.

2 Turens

8 Dishes

2 Doz. & 10 Shallow Plates

3 Doz & 7 Soup Do 9 more than were left & 6 Salts.

The deficiency I expect to receive by the first oppertunity—if they are not already on their way—Only two Plates were found broken in the Package that came to hand. I am Sir Yr Most Hble Servt

Go: Washington

PHi: Dreer Collection.

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