George Washington Papers

To George Washington from J. R. Robinson, 19 November 1792

From J. R. Robinson

[c.19] Nov. [1792].1 Petitions for a military appointment, citing his experience as “an officer in the Sarvice of the united Stat⟨es⟩” during the Revolutionary War.2

ALS, DLC:GW. Although the letter states that the petition is for “Joseph Robinson,” the docket identifies the sender as “John Robinson.” The letter is signed “J. R. Robinson.”

1The docket reads: “Novr 19th 1792.”

2The petitioner may be Lt. Joseph Robinson (1743–1829) of South Carolina.

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