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Letter to Jonathan Trumbull, August 20, 1792
George Washington. Autograph letter signed: Mount Vernon, to Jonathan Trumbull, 1792 Aug. 20. 1 p. + address leaf.

Mount Vernon Augt. 20 1792.

Dear Sir,

Your letter of the 26th. Ulto enclosing one from Mr. Barclay containing the petition of our prisoners in Algiers, came duly to hand.

Every thing that my powers and means will enable me to do consistent with justice & policy shall not be wanting to the relief of these unfortunate captives - and I would fein hope they will not be ineffectually employed.

With sincere esteem and affectionate regard.
I am always Yours
Go: Washington
The Honble
Jonathn. Trumbull.

Notes: Fitzpatrick, Writings of Washington, 32: 125. Capitalization standardized.