Washington to Tench Tilghman on Hiring Tradesmen

To Tench Tilghman Mount Vernon Mar. 24th 1784 Dear Sir, I am informed that a Ship with Palatines is gone up to Baltimore, among whom are a number of Tradesmen. I am a good deal in want of a House Joiner & Bricklayer, (who really understand their profession) & you would do me a favor …

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Washington’s Circular to the States

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Sir The great object, for which I had the honor to hold an Appointment in the service of my Country being accomplished, I am now preparing to resign it into the hands of Congress, and to return to that domestic retirement; which it is well known I left with the greatest reluctance, a retirement for …

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