To George Clinton
Mount Vernon Novr 5th 1786
Not having heard, or not recollecting who the President of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New York is, I take the liberty of giving you the trouble of the enclosed.1
I am endeavouring by the sale of Land, to raise money to pay for my Moiety of the purchase on the Mohawk River—So soon as this is effected I will write your Excellency more fully.2 In the meantime, with every good wish for Mrs Clinton and the rest of your family, in which Mrs Washington cordially unites I am Dear Sir Yr Most Obedt and Affecte Hble Servt
ALS (photocopy), NjP: Armstrong Collection; LB, DLC:GW. The ALS was offered for sale by Goodspeed’s Book Shop, catalog 592, item 142.