To John Nicholson
Mount Vernon 23d Jany 1787.
Your letter of the 9th instant, together with a statement of the Finances of the State of Pennsylvania, came duly to hand.1 You will accept of my best thanks for your attention & politeness in transmitting to me the above Statement.
The prosperity of any part of the Union gives me a singular pleasure, & I cannot but express the satisfaction I feel at the happy situation of your Finances. I am Sir Your Most Obedt hble Servant
John Nicholson (c.1757–1800) was comptroller general of Pennsylvania.
1. Letter not found.