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From George Washington to Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 4 August 1783

To Governors Trumbull, Greene & Weare.

Albany 4th Augt 1783.

Sir,

Permit me to introduce to Your Excellency’s Civilities & attention the Count del Vermé an Italian Noblemn of Family & distinction on a tour thro’ America.

This Gentleman comes warmly recommended by our Ministers at the Court of Versailles and from the Acquaintance I have had the pleasure to make with him does honor to his high birth & Education. I am &ca

Go: Washington

To Genl Sullivan & Jno. Langdon & Nathl Tracy Esqrs.

Sir,

The Count del Vermé, who will present you with this Letter, is an Italian Nobleman of Family & distinction, on his Travels thro’ America. He comes warmly recommended by our Ministers at Paris and from the opportunities I have had to form an opinion of him does honor to his high birth & Education.

These considerations, Sir, must be my Apology for the liberty I take in recommending him to your Civilities & Attention. I am &ca

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Added to Mr Tracy’s Letter

Should he stand in need of money, be so good as to advance it to him, & his Bills will be immediately paid.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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