New York Sep. 4. 1796
I have received your two late letters, the last but one transmitting me a certain draft. It will be corrected & altered with attention to your suggestions & returned by Monday’s or Tuesday’s post—The idea of the university is one of those which I think will be most properly reserved for your speech at the opening of the session. A general suggestion respecting education will very fitly come into the address. With respectful & affect. attachmt I have the honor to remain Sir Yr very obedt Sert
NN: Washington Farewell Address.