Memory, and sincere condolence in the dispensation of Providence, so afflictive to his Country - so distressing to his Companion and Friends.
With the address my mind renews the pleasure of a day, which with Mrs Cunningham, I passed at Mount-Vernon in the summer of 1796, and Mrs C. joins sincerely in respect and sympathy.
I remain, with perfect
Your most obt sert.
Mrs Martha Washington Wm. Cunningham1 Mrs. Mrtha Washington Mount Vernon Mail From Mr. William Cunningham, Jr. April 2d. 1800
Philadelphia, 5 April 1800
Madam Ansd by T. Lear Apl 20 1800
I did not hear of Judge Washingtons going until it was too late to send the shoes and Gloves by him, but have sent them by a Gentleman to Mr. Carleton postmaster at Georgetown -the amount is at foot - could not get the Gloves exactly to order.
I shall shortly write to Mr. Lewis 1 with the amount which I cannot close until I get an accot. of some Duties on wine from the Custom house
Mrs. Biddle2 begs to be most respectfully remembered to you
I am Madam
Your mo Obed.
& very Huml Sert
|2 pr Shoes||4.94|
|4 pairs long Gloves||75cts 3-|
|2 pairs short do||50 -1|
Mr. Carleton will forward them (Address) Mrs. Washington Mount Vernon (Docket) From Col. Clement Biddle April 5. 1800