George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Lieutenant Colonel Loammi Baldwin, 15 August 1775

From Lieutenant Colonel Loammi Baldwin

Chelsea [Mass.] Augt 15th 1775

May it Please your Excellency

Inclosd are the Observations as usual.1

I hope to be able tomorrow to forward to your Excellency a letter from the Mr J. C. the Grocer[.]2 I heard from him yesterday informing that he Expected to git further Information by tomorrow if it comes to hand Shall forward it with all Conveniant Speed. I am your Excellencys most Obediant Humbe Servt

Loammi Baldwin Leut. Col.


1Baldwin enclosed returns of observations for 14 and 15 Aug. 1775, both in Joseph Leach’s writing (DLC:GW).

2The Boston grocer is John Carnes. See Joseph Reed to Baldwin, 28 July 1775, in Baldwin to GW, 29 July 1775, n.3.

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