George Washington Papers

To George Washington from James Lloyd, 2 September 1793

From James Lloyd

Chester Town—Kent County Maryland 2d Septr 1793.


I have the honor of transmitting to you the inclosed resolutions, entered into by the Citizens of Kent County, at a very respectable meeting at Chester Town on the 31st of August last.

It gives me the highest satisfaction to believe that the spirit which dictated those resolutions pervades every part of the State of Maryland.

Whilst I am performing the pleasing duty, of communicating the sentiments of my fellow Citizens of this County, permit me to add my most fervent wishes for the happiness of a Life on which the public safety so much depends. I have the honor to be, with the most respectful regard, Sir, Your most humble & Obedt Servt

James Lloyd

ALS, DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW. This letter was published in the Maryland Herald, and Eastern Shore Intelligencer (Easton), 17 Sept., and other Maryland newspapers.

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