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To George Washington from Thomas Law, February 1797

Dear Sir Friday Morng February 1797

I was yesterday morning walking about in search of ornament Carvers whose work costs two Dollars [per] Diem—It occurred to me that I had best enclose this Lre to You as the followg words to the Commrs may save perhaps 10,000 Ds. "You will order Jno. Hadfeild to avoid all superfluous & useless ornaments’—pardon this in trusion which I make as short as possible. With unfeigned esteem respect & affection

Thomas Law

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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