George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Marinus Willett, 29 March 1790

From Marinus Willett

Charleston, S.C., 29 Mar. 1790. “The sole designe of this letter is to signify to you Sir, That I have a very great desire of serving in some executive appointment under the Union—Should any office present itself for which in your opinion I am Qualified, no person shall be more carefull to do Justice to such appointment than Sir your most obedient & very humble Servant.”1


1For Willett’s determined pursuit of a post in the Washington administration, see his letter to GW, 7 July 1789, and source note.

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