George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 22 June 1776

From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr.

Hartford 22nd June 1776


I have received your Favour of the 10th instant—The Resolve of Congress for augmenting the Army at New York and Canada, induced me forthwith to send Warrants for convening the General Assembly, Yesterday the Sessions was finished—The requisition for the Quota of Men to be furnished by this Colony is fully complied with1—The Men are raising and to march soon—have given my Orders agreable to your request. I am, most respectfully Your Excellency’s Obedient hume Servant

Jonth. Trumbull

ALS, DLC:GW; LB, Ct: Trumbull Papers.

1The special session of the Connecticut general assembly that convened on 14 June authorized the raising of two militia regiments to reinforce the army in the northern department and six regiments of militia levies to reinforce the army at New York (Hinman, Historical Collection description begins Royal R. Hinman, comp. A Historical Collection, from Official Records, Files &c., of the Part Sustained by Connecticut, during the War of the Revolution. Hartford, 1842. description ends , 221–28).

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