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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; With unfeigned alacrity, Sir, and utterly regardless of any pecuniary satisfaction, I shall be ready to undertake my part of the business assigned to us by your honourable board, as far as I can perform it.  But if, that I should supervise the impression, in order to correct any typographical errors, be meant by the vote, from attending this duly, I must beg to be excused. It is intended as I understand by your letter, Sir, that every judge of the chancery should <br />
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; With unfeigned alacrity, Sir, and utterly regardless of any pecuniary satisfaction, I shall be ready to undertake my part of the business assigned to us by your honourable board, as far as I can perform it.  But if, that I should supervise the impression, in order to correct any typographical errors, be meant by the vote, from attending this duly, I must beg to be excused. It is intended, as I understand by your letter, Sir, that every judge of the chancery should <br />
  
 
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sir, <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sir, <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; your obed serv. <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; your obed serv. <br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; G. Wythe <br />
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; G. Wythe. <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Williamsburg, <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Williamsburg, <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 24 June 1783 <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 24 June 1783 <br />
His Excellency <br />
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp His Excellency <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Governor Harrison <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Governor Harrison <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Richmond <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Richmond <br />
  
 
[[Category:Letters from Wythe]]
 
[[Category:Letters from Wythe]]
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[[Category:PROOFED]]

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"Wythe To Benjamin Harrison, 24 June 1783." Image from the New York Public Library: Archives & Manuscripts, The Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Virginia.

     With unfeigned alacrity, Sir, and utterly regardless of any pecuniary satisfaction, I shall be ready to undertake my part of the business assigned to us by your honourable board, as far as I can perform it. But if, that I should supervise the impression, in order to correct any typographical errors, be meant by the vote, from attending this duly, I must beg to be excused. It is intended, as I understand by your letter, Sir, that every judge of the chancery should

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"Wythe To Benjamin Harrison, 24 June 1783." Image from the New York Public Library: Archives & Manuscripts, The Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Virginia.

be employed. If so, do you wish me to communicate your letter to mr Blair? Perhaps you have written him. I am,
          Sir,
               your obed serv.
                    G. Wythe.
                    Williamsburg,
                    24 June 1783
   &nbsp His Excellency
     Governor Harrison
          Richmond