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From George Washington to Timothy Pickering, 31 July 1795

To Timothy Pickering

Mount Vernon 31st July 95

Dear Sir,

Your letter of the 27th instant was received by the last Post to Alexandria. I thank you for the information contained in it; as I shall for any further communication of the sentiments of the people respecting the treaty, which you may be able to obtain, and think worthy of transmission: for, as it is an interesting subject, on which mens minds are a good deal occupied, I should like, as far as it is attainable, to know the result; especially that of cool and temperate characters. With great esteem & regard—I am Dr Sir your affecte

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Transcript, MHi: Pickering Papers. This document was certified as a “true copy” by Octavius Pickering in 1866. The original cover, in GW’s handwriting, is filed with the transcript and is marked “private.”

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