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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.

Letter text

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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

His Excellency
Governor Harrison
Richmond

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