George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Robert Adam, 21 January 1783

Philadelphia Jany 21st 1783

Respected Sir

I had the pleasure of writeing you the 20th Instant, Incloseing a letter from Mr Lund Washington which he was desireous should be forwarded you by first Opertunity, I then informed you we had not found out the person you depended on for transacting your Bussiness in regard to the Land purchased from Messrs Dow & [Makian], but have now the pleasure to Inform you that in Two Hours after the letter was sent you by a private hand, we receved Intelligence that Mr Swan[igh] Swanwick was directed to Compleat the Bussiness for you, which he has on our application done with great punctuality and for which we kindly thank you, and wish most Sincerely that your Intentions in purchaseing that Land may answer the purposes that you intended, if it should not at the present time, I hope it will by a regard to their own Intrest in a short time be brought about, I have with the greatest Sincerety the Honour to be Your Most Obedient & Very Humble Sevt

Robert Adam

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