George Washington Autograph Letter Signed in the Text.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionGeorge Washington Autograph Letter Signed in the Text. One page, 4.75" x 5.75", June 30, 1784. A brief note that pays complements to a Mr. Hunter and asks him to pass on a separate letter (not included) to his brother located in Westmoreland. It reads in full:
"Genl. Washington presents his complimts. to Mr. Hunter, and begs the favor of him to forward a letter herewith sent, to his Brother at Westmoreland. It is a letter of some consequence and requires (if it could be obtained) dispatch.
Tuesday 30th June
The letter may be referring to James Hunter (1746-1788), a Virginia merchant who worked to supply the Southern Department of the Continental Army towards the end of the Revolutionary War.
Condition: Pencil notation on verso.
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