George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Joseph Reed, 23 November 1778

To Joseph Reed

Head Quarters Fredericksburg [N.Y.] 23d Novr 1778.


I have the honor of transmitting the Committee of arrangement the inclosed from Colonel Cadwallader. It is in answer to my letter at the white-plains, which accompanied one of the committee’s on the same subject.1

I could wish the committee to consider, if there is any method, yet remaining, by which his scruples might be removed, and the affair settled in a conclusive and satisfactory manner. I am sir Your most hble servt

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LS (retained copy), in James McHenry’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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