George Washington to
John Bailey, Junior, Lewis Duboys,
and John Van Kleeck1
New Windsor [New York] January 25, 1781. Has “always considered Col Hay as a capable useful diligent active and upright servant of the public.”
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. These men were members of a committee appointed at a town meeting of Poughkeepsie to write to Washington concerning Lieutenant Colonel Udny Hay. Lewis Duboys’s name is frequently spelled “DuBois.”