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George Washington Letter: Text



Mount Vernon April 14th. 1789.
Sir,
I had the honor to receive your Official Communication, by the hand of Mr Secretary Thompson, about one o¹clock this day. Having concluded to obey the important & flattering call of my Country, and having been impressed with an idea of the expediency of my being with Congress at as early a period as possible; I propose to commence my journey on Thursday morning which will be the day after tomorrow.
I have the honor to be
with sentiments of esteem

Sir

Your most obedt. servt.
G. Washington
The Honble
Jno. Langdon Esqr.

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