George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Elias Boudinot, 18 September 1783

Rocky Hill Sepr 18th 1783.


The Resolve of Congress, enclosed in Your Excellency’s favor of Yesterday, for permitting me to have access to the Secret Papers of Congress, under the same injunctions as Members; is a high & honourable testimony of the confidence reposed in me by that Honble Body, and is only to be equalled by the polite, and flattering expressions with which you have accompanied it. I have the honor to be with the greatest Respt Yr Excellys Most Hble & Obedt Servt

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DNA: Item 152, Letters from George Washington, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.

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