From Joseph Prentis
Wmsburg Septr 14. 1793.
It is with peculiar pleasure that I obey the request of the Citizens of Williamsburg, in transmitting to your Excellency, sundry resolutions expressing their Sentiments, respecting the neutrality recommended by your late proclamation. I have the Honour to be with much deference, Yr Mo. Ob. Sr.
ALS, DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW.
Joseph Prentis (1754–1809) represented York County in the Virginia House of Delegates, 1778–88, and was speaker from 1786 until January 1788, when he was elected a judge of the General Court, a position he held until his death.