Philada October 20th 1783
This letter will be delivered to you by Arthur Noble Esqr. a Gentleman Strongly recommended to me by Doctor Franklin as deserving of the utmost attention & respect permit me therefore to introduce him to Your Notice & Civilities, you will be pleased with his conversation & manners He intends bringing from Ireland a Number of Families to Settle in the United States and I immagine you can give him good advice as to the best place for such settlement. I am Dr Sir Your Obedient Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.