George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Beverley Robinson, 21 May 1758

From Beverley Robinson

New York 21st May 1758

Dear Sir

Yours of the 27th Apr. I Received as I did Sometime before yours of the 6th Inclosing one for Mr ⟨Rich⟩ard Washington.1 which Letter I forwarded by ⟨mutilated⟩ ⟨Ha⟩mpshire Man War she Saild the 3d Instant ⟨mutilated⟩ Sandy Hook with Lord Loudoun on Board ⟨mutilated⟩ no News but what is in the Inclosed paper Except that some of our Rangers & Indians have brought in about 20 french prisoner & 8 or 10 Scalps Lately but what Accots they give I dont know. I am Dear Sir Yr Afft. H. Sert

Bev: Robinson


1Neither of GW’s letters written to Robinson in April has been found. GW’s letter to Richard Washington is dated 5 April. See Robinson to GW, 16 April 1758.

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