George Washington Papers

From George Washington to William Davies Shipley, 20 October 1792

To William Davies Shipley

Philadelphia, 20 Oct. 1792. Acknowledged receipt of Shipley’s letter of 23 May 1792, “together with the works of your late Right Reverend father, Lord Bishop of St Asaph,” for whose “character & sentiments . . . I entertained the most perfect esteem; and have a sincere respect for his memory, now he is no more.”

ALS, owned (1991) by Mr. Todd Axelrod, Las Vegas, Nev.; ADfS, MiU-C: Schoff Collection; LB, DLC:GW.

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