From Francis Nichols
Philadelphia 28th Jany 1791.
Finding, by the Excise Bill now before the Senate of Congress, that Inspectors will be appointed in the different districts, for the purpose of collecting the revenue arising from said bill, I beg leave to offer myself a Candidate for the district of Philadelphia, or the one adjoining it, Should your Excellency be pleased to Nominate me for either. I have the Honor to be Sir, your most obedient & Most humble Servant
For an identification of Francis Nichols, see William Nichols to GW, 28 July 1790. He received no appointment from GW.