George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Mary Atlee, 14 November 1793

From Mary Atlee

[14 November 1793]

the tears of distress, Could never give pleasure To the Friend of Mankind; the humane, Illustrious president: From his Beneficence, mine would Cease to flow; the unhappy Mary atlee Casts herself upon your Bounty sir, she asks but the means of subsistance.

AL, DLC:GW. The date is taken from the docket of the letter.

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