To Horatio Gates
Philadelphia Nov 2. 1791
My Dear Sir
The certificate mentioned in your letter of the 22d. of October1 has not yet appeared at the Treasury.
When it does, your wish will be answered.
I will not tell you how high a value I set on the expression of your friendship; but I will tell you with great sincerity that I am very truly & affectionately
Yr. Obedient servant
Horatio Gates Esqr
ALS, MS Division, New York Public Library.
1. H made a mistake, for Gates’s letter is dated October 23.