Washington. Letter copy:
to Henry Knox, 1780 2. 1 p.
Maine Hist <?> 59)
beg you to accept my acknowledgments of [inserted:
1780 Mar. 2] and thanks for your Obliging favors of the 12th 16th
& 19th of last Month, and particularly for the trouble you have
had in procuring and forewarding for me a Suit of the Hartford Manufacture.
It is come safe, and exceeds my expectation.
I will take an early opportunity of paying the cost of it.
result of the late elections will not only soon be known, but the effects of
them will soon be discovered. Of
the nine representatives (anounced) for this State, Six are decided federalists;
and the tenth (not yet known) from Kentucky, it is presumed, from the best
accounts which have been received from thence, will be in unison with them.
To hear that the votes have run in favor of Mr Culams, gives me pleasure.
Severe Weather, and uncommonly bad condition of the roads in this quarter, will
prevent the members from this State giving their attendance in time.
One of them went from here this morning only, and two yesterday.
hope this will find you perfectly recovered from your late painful disorder, and
Mrs Knox and the rest of the family in good health. Our affectionate compliments are offered to theirs, and with
sentiments of the sincerest friendship [struck:
am ever yours,