George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Michel-Guillaume St. Jean de Crèvecoeur, 4 December 1783

New York Decr 4th 1783


I recd with the greatest satisfaction the Message you had the goodness to bring me from my friend the Marquis de la Fayette—Nothing could give me more pleasure than a sight of that amiable, disinterested, & patriotic Young Nobleman.

While the polite mode of your communication merits my acknowledgments, I take a pleasure in congratulating you on your appointment to be the Consul of His Most Christian Majesty for this State. I am Sir Your Most Obedt Servt.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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