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Letter, Tobias Lear to Clement Biddle, 1789 May 3

 Item — Box: 14, Folder: 1789.05.03
Identifier: A-625.3

Scope and Contents

A.L. initial S. 1 page. New York. President would like Billy [Lee] sent to Mt. Vernon when he can be moved safely, for he cannot be of use here--"But if he is still anxious to come on here the President would gratify him altho he will be troublesome--He has been an old and faithful Servt. this is enough for the Presidt. to gratify him in every reasonable wish"--if Major W. needs buck wheat from Phila. he will let you know--G. W. wishes Dunlop and Claypool's paper sent to N.Y., and will furnish them from there to the Major at Mt. Vernon. Autograph letter initial signed, laminated, docketed by Lear(?), watermark (L Munn). Name on original manuscript appears as "T. L." Not in Writings.


  • Creation: 1789 May 3


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121