To Edmund Randolph
Mount Vernon 12th Decr 1786
The Gentleman who does me the honor of delivering this letter to you is Mr Anstey. He is introduced to me in a very favorable point of view by our old acquaintance & friend Colol Fairfax of Bath, & by Mr Jay of New York.1
Mr Anstey being on a tour to Charleston, & purposeing to take richmond in the route, I use the liberty of introducing him to your civilities—and to assure you of the great regard & respect with which, I have the honor to be &c.
1. George William Fairfax’s letter introducing John Anstey is dated 25 Jan. 1786; Jay’s letter, dated 20 Oct. 1786, is printed in note 1 of Fairfax’s letter.