George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Michael Payne, 19 August 1794

From Michael Payne

Edenton [N.C.] August 19th 1794

Honorable Sir

You will please to condescend in receiving my most gratefull Acknowledgements, for the Commission of Marshal for the North Carolina District, which came to my hands this day.1 your Excellency will please to be assured, that the most punctual attention to the duties, and a due and faithful regard to every thing that appertains to the office, shall be strictly adher’d to, with grateful Acknowledgments for the honour confer’d, you will suffer me to conclude with every defference and respect. your Excellencys most Devoted and obliged Huml. Servt

Michl Payne

ALS, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters.

1GW signed Payne’s commission on 1 Aug. (JPP description begins Dorothy Twohig, ed. The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793–1797. Charlottesville, Va., 1981. description ends , 317).

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