George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Thomas Stone, 12 June 1784

From Thomas Stone

Haberdeventure [Md.] June 12 1784


I have considered the Institution of the Cincinati as amended and am happy to find every Objection to the order removed by the late Alterations—It has given Me much pleasure to find all sensible Men with whom I have conversed on the subject concur in this opinion, with sentiments of perfect Esteem & respect I am Sir Yr most obt & most humble Sert

T: Stone


Thomas Stone (1743–1787) was a lawyer who studied under Thomas Johnson in Frederick, Md., and a planter who beginning in 1771 lived at his house Habre-de-Venture, Port Tobacco West Hundred, Charles County, Maryland. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, he was frequently elected to Congress and to the Maryland legislature. He was not a member of the Society of the Cincinnati.

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