Fredericksburg Decemr 5. 1783
I have the Honor by Order of the Master, Wardens, and other Members of the Fredericksburg Lodge of Free and accepted Masons, to inform you "that the Fraternity entertain the highest esteem and Brotherly Affection for your person, that they put the greatest pleasure on your happy return to your native Country and beg leave to request the Honor of your Excellency’s Company on Saturday the 27th Inst in Celebration of the Anniversay of St John—By Order of the Grand Master.
David Galloway Secy
DLC: Papers of George Washington.