George Washington Papers

To George Washington from George Clymer, 8 March 1791

From George Clymer

March 8, 1791


I sought the earliest occasions, after my late appointment, to make you my personal acknowledgements; but on Saturday and Monday I found you either engaged in business or from home, and I am to day too much indisposed my self to go abroad—unwilling, however, any longer to defer a necessary duty, I beg, Sir, you will be pleased to accept, from me, in this form those acknowledgments, which are most sincere and respectful.1 I have, sir, the honour to be your most obedt hum. servant

AL[S], DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters. The signature has been clipped from this document.

1Clymer’s appointment as excise supervisor had been confirmed by the Senate on 4 Mar. 1791. For the background to the excise appointments, see Executive Order, 15 Mar. 1791.

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