To George Washington1
Treasury Departmt. Septr. 26th. 1792.
The Post of yesterday brought me your letter of the 21st instant, with the Proclamation enclosed, which was immediately published through the Secretary of State’s Office in Brown’s Federal Gazette;2 and means will be taken to accelerate a general circulation of it.
I have the honor to be with the highest respect & truest attachment.
Sir, Your most Obedient and humble servant
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. For background to this letter, see H to Tench Coxe, September 1, 1792; H to Washington, September 1, 8, first letter of September 9, September 11, 22, 1792; H to John Jay, September 3, 1792; “Draft of a Proclamation Concerning Opposition to the Excise Law,” September 7, 1792; Jay to H, September 8, 1792; Edmund Randolph to H, September 8, 1792; Washington to H, September 7, two letters of September 17, September 21, 1792.
2. The proclamation appeared in the September 25, 1792, issue of The [Philadelphia] Federal Gazette and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser, published by Andrew Brown.