George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Armand-Louis de Gontaut Biron, duc de Lauzun, 13 December 1783

13th Decr 1783.

Dear Sir,

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

G: Washington

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