October the 23d 1776
Please to give to Milly Posey, the sum of five pounds Virginia money
I am your most Hble Sert
To Mr Lund Washington1
Recd. the above sum
ALS Location unknown. From a facsimile in Thomas Birch Sons catalogue, No. 663, item 139.
The very polite and obliging invitation to lodge with you, contained in your favor of the 12th inst - came to my hands yesterday - I beg you to be perswaded sir that I should accept it with much pleasure did I not conceive myself under an engagement to Mr Petit, 2 who was pleased when he was here to request me to make use of his house while I stayed in Phila which will not exceed 3 or 4 days - and for which place I shall leve this tomorrow
It gives me much plasure to hear of Mrs Reeds recovery and that she is in a (situa)tion to receive company down (missing) my greatful thanks and best wishes attend her and you (missing)
I am sir
Your most obedt and
Mrs Washington to
ALS Location unknown. Formerly in the collection of the editor.