To George Washington
April 17. 1791
I am very sorry to have to inform you, that the Comptroller of the Treasury1 departed this life yesterday. His loss is sincerely to be regretted as that of a good officer & an honorable & amiable man.
With the most perfect respect, I &
ADf, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford; LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Nicholas Eveleigh had been appointed the first comptroller of the Treasury on September 11, 1789.