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To Reverend Newburgh Burroughs, August 20 .

The deceased Mrs. Savage's affairs.

To John Searson, August 20

His application for employment.

To Alexander Hamilton, August 21

Presents a wine cooler.

To Clement Biddle, August 21

Picture frames-Plated wine coolor-A stove and stovepipe-Con-

gress' exemption of Washington from postage.

To Henry Dorsey Gough, August 23

Thanks for a bull calf—Livestock run down—Gough's sheep.

To Clement Biddle, August 23

Yellow fever in Philadelphia—The encyclopædia.

To the Secretary of State, August 29

Colonel Monroc did not call-A change of sentiment in France

towards America—The tone will be lowered by degrees—Has never

been alarmed by any fears of a war with France—Spoliations—The

copying press.

To Thomas Macdonald, August 29

Thanks for an agriculture report-Invitation to Mount Vernon-

Commissioners under the Jay Treaty.

To George Washington Parke Custis, August 29

Stimulus to ambition-Approaching end of the term—Vacation

and advice.

To Thaddeus Kosciuszko, August 31

Welcome to America - Invitation to Mount Vernon.

To the Secretary of State, August 31

Letter for Kosciuszko-Yellow fever in Philadelphia.

To Israel Shreve, September 1 .

Suit on his bond-Need of money and Shreve's delays in pay-

ments—The situation.

To James Harrison, September 2

Rent of an Alexandria lot.
To Lawrence Augustine Washington, September 3 •

His marriage-Inability to be present.
To John O'Donnell, September 4

Asks for information as to Anthony Heusler as a gardener.

To Clement Biddle, September 6

Binding the encyclopædia.

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To Marquis de Lafayette, October 8

Return of his son-Congratulations upon his release —Washington's

delicate situation-Conduct of young Lafayette—M. Frestal.

To Reverend Samuel Stanhope Smith, October 9

Custis's conduct_Payment of his account.

To Bushrod Washington, October 9

Thomas Pearson's suit which interests him-Evidence of Grafton

Kirk-Points to be examined.
To William Thornton, October 10

Thanks for a present-Square 21.

To Francis Walker, October 10

The Suffolk lands-Walker's offer to sell.

To Clement Biddle, October 15

Malady in Philadelphia—Stove procured in Alexandria.

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To Benjamin Goodhue, October 15

Thanks for fish-Money paid Captain Silver—Washington's wish

for European peace-America.

To Reverend William Gordon, October 15.

Delay in writing—Repairs at Mount Vernon-Difficulties in keep-

ing workmen to their tasks—Publication of the spurious letters—Has

never sought a newspaper vindication—The Carey publication.

To Thaddeus Kosciuszko, October 15

Regret at his illness-Kosciuszko's claim.

To John Langhorne, October 15

Attacks on the administration–Has no personal feeling.

To the Secretary of War, October 16 .

His son's accident-Purchase of the arsenal site on the Potomac.

To Tobias Lear, October 24

Inability to lend him $3,000—Will let him have $1,000.

To Barry, October 26

Sale of 50 barrels of Aour.

To Robert Brooke, October 27

Mrs. Forbes to come at once.

To the Secretary of State, October 30 .

Forwarding letters—The copying press—Yellow fever.

To Bushrod Washington, October 30

Deed to Williams-Entail docking.

To Jacob Valentine, October 30

Inability to understand his letter-Soldiers' certificates.

To Alexander Spotswood, November i

A housekeeper -A steward—Thompson's claim to the Kentucky

lands.

To Daniel McCarty, November 3

Exchange of land-Value of the Kanawha tracts—McCarty's Mary-

land land.

To Robert Lewis, November 3

Orchard grass seed—Tenant on the Bath land.

To Bushrod Washington, November 3

Wants a housekeeper, and specifies requirements.

To Doctor James Anderson, November 4

Arrival of William Spence-His skill as a gardener–Agricultural

pursuits.

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