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George Washington to the Hon'ble Mayor, Recorder, Alderman & Commonalty of the City of New York

Object Number: 
MSS.2
Description: 
Apparently one of the earliest references to New York as teh Empire State. "I pray that heaven may bestow its choicest blessings on your City - That the devastations of War, in which you found it, may soon be without a trace."
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group