George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Hancock, 28 July 1777

From John Hancock

Philada July 28. 1777
In Congress


This morning I laid before Congress your letter of the 25 with that inclosed from Mr W. Franklin & have the honour to enclose you the result of their deliberation thereon.1

Time will not admit my Enlarging farther than to inform you I have recd your letter from Cross roads.2 I am Sir Your very hume Servt

John Hancock Presidt


1Hancock enclosed a copy of Congress’s resolution of 28 July 1777, which GW sent to William Franklin with his letter to Franklin of 29 July.

2See GW to Hancock, 27 July 1777. After “your letter” the words “without date” have been struck out.

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