George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Darby, 2 August 1783

Boston 2 August 1783

I had sanguine hopes to have had the honour I have long ardently desired of being made known to your Excellency by the delivery of the letter which Mr Parker is good enough to charge himself with—introduced as I should have been by this & other letters to which I could not doubt yr Attention—Learning your absence from head Quarters I made an excursion to this place, but will very soon do myself the Honour of presenting to you letters from your friends but as I know the letter wch accompanies this contains more than introduction, I could not think of detaining it, till I should have the pleasure to see you. I have the Honour to be with great respect—yr Excellency’s Most Obt Hble Servt

John Darby

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