George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Joseph Prentis, 14 September 1793

From Joseph Prentis

Wmsburg Septr 14. 1793.


It is with peculiar pleasure that I obey the request of the Citizens of Williamsburg, in transmitting to your Excellency, sundry resolutions expressing their Sentiments, respecting the neutrality recommended by your late proclamation. I have the Honour to be with much deference, Yr Mo. Ob. Sr.

Jos: Prentis


Joseph Prentis (1754–1809) represented York County in the Virginia House of Delegates, 1778–88, and was speaker from 1786 until January 1788, when he was elected a judge of the General Court, a position he held until his death.

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