George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Perez Morton, 4 October 1775

From Perez Morton

Watertown [Mass.] Octor 4th 1775


In the Brigantine Dolphin lately carried into Gloucester, the two Women accompanying this were Passengers1—There names are Margaret Roberts & Mary Knap—They say they have Husbands belonging to the 59th Regt of Genl Gage’s Army—And are desirous of seeing them—I am therefore directed by the Board, to recommend to your Exy to permit them and 2 Children, to pass your Lines, in order to their proceeding into Boston.

By order of the Council

P. Morton Dpy secry

ADfS, M-Ar: Revolution Letters.

1For the capture of the brigantine Dolphin on 27 Sept., see the Gloucester Committee of Safety to GW, 28 Sept. 1775.

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