To George Washington
Octr. 11. 1791
Lord Wycomb1 having mentioned to me his intention to pay you his respects at Mount Vernon, I beg your permission to present him to you.
The personal acquirements and merits of his Lordship conspire with a consideration for the friendly dispositions and liberal policy of his father, the Marquis of Lansdown, towards this country, to constitute a claim in his favour to cordial notice.
I have the honor to be With the most respectful attachment, Sir, Your obedient & humble servant
The President of the United States
ALS, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.