George Washington Papers

From George Washington to John Nicholson, 23 January 1787

To John Nicholson

Mount Vernon 23d Jany 1787.


Your letter of the 9th instant, together with a statement of the Finances of the State of Pennsylvania, came duly to hand.1 You will accept of my best thanks for your attention & politeness in transmitting to me the above Statement.

The prosperity of any part of the Union gives me a singular pleasure, & I cannot but express the satisfaction I feel at the happy situation of your Finances. I am Sir Your Most Obedt hble Servant

G: Washington


John Nicholson (c.1757–1800) was comptroller general of Pennsylvania.

1Letter not found.

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