From the Virginia Delegates
Philadelphia,12 July 1775
Recommend “the bearer Mr George Baylor, not only on Account of the memory of his worthy Father, wth whom you was acquainted, but For his own merit . . . . His Ardor in the noble cause has drawn him to your school for instruction & emploiment as far as his services may be required.”
LS, in Edmund Pendleton’s writing, CtY: Pendleton Papers. In addition to Pendleton, the letter was signed by Patrick Henry, Richard Henry Lee, and Benjamin Harrison.