George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Robert Adam, 26 December 1783

Alexandria Decembr 26. 1783


Whilst all Denomination’s of People bless the happy occasion of your Excellency’s return to enjoy private and domestic felecity, Permit us Sir, (the Members of Lodge No. 39 lately establish’d in Alexandria) to assure Your Excellency that We as a Mystical Body rejoice in having a Brother so near us, Whose pre’eminent Benevolence has secured the Happiness of Millions, and that We shall esteem ourselves highly honor’d at all times, Your Excellency shall be pleased to join us in the needful Business. We have the Honor to be in the Name and behalf of No. 39 Your Excellency’s Devoted Friends & Brothers

Robert Adam Master

Michael Ryan Senr W.

Will: Hunter Junr W.

Robert McCrea Treasr

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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