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Letter from James Wilson, March 20, 1782

James Wilson. Autograph letter signed: Philadelphia, to George Washington, 1782 March 20. 1 p.


I <loss> with your Excellency’s letter of yesterday by your Nephew. It will, I assure you, give me a very particular Pleasure to receive him to study Law under my Direction. But I cannot for a few Months accommodate him with a place in my office. I will supply him with the proper Books to read, during that Time in his Lodgings: And he may come to the Office to receive Information on any Subject. The Fee is one hundred Guineas.


His Excellency General Washington

I have the Honour to be with the
warmest Sentiments of Esteem,
Your Excellency’s most obedient
and very humble Servant

James Wilson
Philad 20th March 1782