George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Livingston, 15 January 1778

From William Livingston

Morris Town [N.J.] 15th Janry 1778


From Intelligence which I believe may be relied on, great Quantities of Provisions are carried into Philadelphia by the way of Coopers Ferry. I have given the stricktest orders against suffering this infamous Practice, both to the civil & military officers, in those parts. But I fear Sir, that without your Interference, it will not be suppressed. I have the Honor to be with great Respect your Excellency’s most humble Servt

Wil: Livingston


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