To George Washington
[Philadelphia] April 25, 1794. “The Secretary of the Treasury … has the honor to transmit a Memorial from Colo. Weissenfelt,1 which came enclosed to him.”
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Frederick Weissenfels of New York had been a colonel during the American Revolution. In an earlier memorial and letter to Washington, Weissenfels had requested an appointment in the revenue service. Weissenfels described himself at that time as “advanced in years, And having no Machanical Occupation nor any other employ” (DS, May 2, 1789, ALS, July 10, 1789, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress). See also Charles Weissenfels and George P. Weissenfels, Jr., to H, May 9, 1791.