George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Robert Morris, 12 September 1776

To Robert Morris

Head Quarters N. York 12th Sepr 1776


I have been honored with your favr of the 7th Inst. upon the Subject of Tents for this Army.1 That you might receive proper Information of the Number wanted, I directed the Quarter Master General to return you an Estimate, whose Office it is to provide them. His Report you will find in the inclosed Letter which I beg leave to refer you,2 and requesting that the greatest Dispatch may be used in having them made and forwarded. I have the Honor to be with the greatest Respect Sir Your most obt Servt


LB, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. The LB is addressed “to Robt Morris Esq: Chairman Secret Committee of Congress.”

1This letter has not been found.

2Neither Q.M. Gen. Stephen Moylan’s report nor the enclosed letter has been identified.

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