DOCUMENT SIGNED ("GO: WASHINGTON") AS PRESIDENT OF THE POTOMAC COMPANY, BEING A RECEIPT FOR THOMAS BOYLAN
Manuscript document on a slip of paper (3 1/2 x 6 3/8 in.; 89 x 163 mm), [Alexandria, Virginia], 10 April 1787, being a pay order from "The Potomack Company to Thomas Boytan … attending the bringing of Corn. McCarthy & Hugh Taylor from the Town of Alexandria to the Great falls £0.10.0," signed by Boytan and others, the verso being a receipt for this payment, designated "No. 74. Thomas Boytans auth. Expenses after runaways 10s paid Aprl. 17th. 1787 Pass'd the 18th. Oct. 1787," signed by Washington, John Fitzgerald, and George Gilpin; lightly browned, short marginal tear. Matted, framed, and double-glazed with an engraved portrait of Washington.