29 January 1790

GW in N.Y. In his diary, GW wrote that he rode his horse in the morning. GW continued that he read a letter from Gov. Alexander Martin of N.C. containing a state bill ceding land from N.C.

Former Maj. Gen. Steuben sent a letter asking GW’s assistance in persuading Congress to honor his contracted payment for his service in the Continental army. GW, receiving the letter the same day, wrote in his diary that the “delicacy of this case...requires consideration.”

Peter Trenor wrote to GW asking for assistance with the issues of the recently widowed Mrs. Anne Ennis. Her distress was connected to settling the affairs of the late Margaret Green Savage, which had plagued GW since the 1760’s.


29 January 1790