Philadelphia 26th. June 1786
The General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church acknowledge themselves greatly obliged to your Excellency, for your kind attention to their religious concerns, in forwarding their endeavours to obtain Consecration for Bishops, and such a succession in the Orders of her Ministry as is most conformable to their principles, and agreeable to their wishes.
Having instructions, from the Convention, to transmit, to your Excellency, their Vote of thanks, I do myself the honor, now, to inclose it.
With the greatest respect for your Character, both private and publick, I have the honor to be, Your Excellency’s, most humble /and Obedient Servt.
David Griffith, Prest.