George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Edmund Randolph, 11 April 1794

To Edmund Randolph

[Philadelphia] Friday 11th April 1794


The fruit of the Democratic Society begins, more and more, to unfold itself. You will report what is necessary to be done with the specimen of it which I herewith send; as it is not only addressed to the Executive, but to the Legislat⟨ure also⟩.1 Yours ⟨mutilated

AL[S], DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, DNA: RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. The text in the first set of angle brackets is from the letter-book copy.

1The enclosure was a letter from the Democratic Society of Washington County, Pa., to GW of 24 March. For Randolph’s response, see his third letter to GW of 19 April.

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