Wythe to Edmund Pendleton, 18 November 1776
In a letter written to the Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates Edmund Pendleton, George Wythe says that he has to do what is best for his countrymen before he will return to assist in revising laws.
Philadelphia 18 Nov 1776
I am in receipt of your letter of the 22 [?]. It is the part of my countrymen to say when I shall return to assist in revising the laws; it is mine to obey. With most profound respect, I am,
Your humble Serv.
Edmund Pendleton, esq.
Speaker of the house of delegates