George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Noah Webster, 10 January 1790

To Noah Webster

New York January 10th 1790.


The Book, entitled Dissertations on the English Language, which you was so polite as to send me on the 11th of December, has reached my hands:1 And your acceptance of my best thanks for this mark of attention will oblige, Sir, Your most Obedt Servt.

L[S], NN: Washington Collection; copy, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DLC:GW.

1Webster’s Dissertations on the English Language: with Notes, by Way of Appendix, an Essay on a Reformed Mode of Spelling, with Dr. Franklin’s Arguments on that Subject was published by Isaiah Thomas in Boston in 1789.

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