To Samuel Jones1
[Philadelphia, November 11, 1791. “I do not consider myself as at liberty to authorise anything; and so much are the circumstances effaced from my memory that I do not even feel myself competent to advise.”2 Letter not found.]
ALS, sold at American Art Association, November 24, 1924, Lot 333.
1. Jones, a prominent lawyer of Queens County, New York, had served in the New York Assembly from 1786 to 1790 and had been a member of the New York Ratifying Convention in 1788.
2. Text taken from extract of letter in the dealer’s catalogue.