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To Robert H. Small

     Mr Small will oblige Mrs Washington by procuring for her such of the books mentioned in the enclosed lists as he may not have in his store, & encase the whole of Miss Austen’s novels cannot be obtained in Phila. he will please to import such as cannot– Mr Small will please import for her the Ladies Museum from Septr 1825. The books first mentioned will not be wanted for 3 or 4 weeks, which will afford Mr Small time in which to procure them.

Bush. Washington

Source Note

ALS, PHC: Charles Roberts Autograph Letters Collection. BW addressed the letter to Hall at Chesnut Street. The letter was endorsed.