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From George Washington to John Carey, 30 December 1796

Sir, Philadelphia 30th Decr 1796.

I have received your letters of the 8th and 9th of September and first of October.

I am much indebted to you for the interest you feel, to have the imposition that has been attempted upon the public, detected. With great truth you pronounced it such. I shall leave something on this subject, to be used when I shall be permitted to enjoy peace & repose.

In the mean while I pray you to accept of my thanks for your present, and believe me to be Sir, Your obliged Hble Servt

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