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My Dear Sir                              Mount Vernon December 22d 1777

I doe most sincearly…

Sir                                                                      Morristown Ju(ne)

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, 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
Martha Washington

Morristown 1777
Mrs Washington to
Mr Reed.

Sir                                                                     October the 23d 1776

Please to give to Milly Posey, the sum of five pounds Virginia money

I am your most Hble Sert
Martha Washington

To Mr Lund washington
Recd. the above sum
Amelia Posey…

My dear Sister                          Philadelphia August the 28th 1776

I am still in this town and Noe…


My dearest Mamma                         Mount Airy August 21st. 1776

I have the extreme Happiness at last to…

My dear Mamma                                     Mount Airy June…

This small bag would have been used by Martha to hold buttons. It ended up in the family of Martha Custis Peter, one of Martha Washington's granddaughters, at Tudor Place in Georgetown (image courtesy of Tudor Place…

Madam                                        Cambridge…

My Dear Sister                         Cambridge January the 31,1776

I have wrote to you several times in hopes that…