George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Hector St. John Crèvecoeur, 18 August 1788

To Hector St. John Crèvecoeur

Mount Vernon Augt 18th 1788.


Will you permit me to take the liberty of addressing the enclosed Letters to your care, to be forwarded when a conveyance shall offer for France?1

I will make no apology for the freedom, because you have encouraged me to use it. With sentiments of esteem & consideration I have the honor to be Sir Yr Most Obedt and Most Hble Servt

Go: Washington

ALS, DLC: Crèvecoeur Papers; LB, DLC:GW.

1GW also wrote to Chartier de Lotbinière and Auguste deGrasse on this date.

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