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"I am particularly obligd in your favour of the Rum out of your own private Store I shall allways remember my duty in drinking of it and then your Honour?s health can never be forgot."

George Washington to Robert Dinwiddie | Monday, June 10, 1754


Editorial Notes

Virginia Lieutenant Governor provided Washington supplies to facilitate negotiations with Ohio Valley Native American tribes.  Washington's situation was particularly perilous as French forces were only a short distance away and also trying to curry favor with local tribes.

George Washington to Robert Dinwiddie | Monday, June 10, 1754


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