To John Langdon
Mount Vernon April 14th 1789.
I had the honor to receive your Official Communication, by the hand of Mr Secretary Thompson, about one o’clock this day.1 Having concluded to obey the important & flattering call of my Country, and having been impressed with an idea of the expediency of my being with Congress at as early a period as possible; I propose to commence my journey on thursday morning which will be the day after to morrow. I have the honor to be with sentiments of esteem Sir Your most obedt Servt
ALS, InU; LB, DLC:GW. There are numerous facsimiles of this letter.