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From George Washington to Elias Boudinot, 28 August 1783

Rocky hill August 28 1783


Having just received the inclosed Letter from the Chevalier Heintz, containing propositions to Congress respecting the admission of a Number of American Characters as Members of an Order lately instituted in Poland, together with a List of the present Knights of the Order; I think it my duty to submit the Originals in the state they came to my hands to the consideration of Congress, and to request, that I may be honored with their Instructions on the Subject, so that I may be able at the time of acknowledging the receipt of the Letter to make a reply to the proposals contained therein. With perfect respect—I have the honor to be Sir Your Excellency’s Most Obedient & humble Servant

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

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