George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Hull, 12 April 1792

From William Hull

Philadelphia April 12th 1792.


If Genl Brooks should accept, as he doubtless will, the Appointment of Brigadier General, the Office of Marshall in the district of Massachusetts will become vacant1—In that case, I take the liberty to express my wish for that Appointment—I am, with the highest respect, your most obedt Servt

William Hull


1The federal marshal for Massachusetts, John Brooks, declined the military commission for which GW nominated him on 9 April (see Henry Knox to GW, 20 May).

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