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Letter from Daniel Parker, March 23, 1783

TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.12.036
Daniel Parker. Letter (copy): [s.l.], to George Washington, 1783 March 23. 1 p. + doc.

[inserted - different hand: To Washington Mar 23 ‘83]


I have the Honor to inform your Excellency – That a General Peace was signed on the 20th Janry – A Packet arrived this Afternoon from Cadis with this Intelligence – I congratulate your Excelly most sincerely on this Event. and have only Time to add, that I am

with perfect Respect
Your obed Servt –
Danl Parker

Phila – 23d Mar 1783 –

(& On the Back of the Letter) –

“A general Peace was signed on the 20th Janry at Paris – Hostilities cease in America on the 20th March” – DP –

His Excy Genl Washington

Mr D. Parkers letter to Genl
Washington containing the
first intelligence of [inserted: a general] peace
dated Philadelphia 23 March 1783