13th Decr 1783.
Doct: Witherspoon president of the college in New Jersey, will have the honor to deliver you this Letter.
This Gentn by a very early exertion of his abilities in favor of this Country obtained a seat in Congress, where he served with much credit during some of the most critical periods of the late contest. As he is now going to Europe, I have taken the liberty to introduce him to the honor of your acquaintance, & to request the favor of your Civilities to him whilst in France. I am &ca
DLC: Papers of George Washington.