George Washington Papers

From George Washington to George Measam, 8 February 1779

To George Measam

Head Quarters [Middlebrook] 8th Feby 1779


I desire that immediately on receipt of this letter you will make a minute and accurate account of all the Clothing in your Store—and transmit it to Head Quarters without a moments delay. I am Sir Your humble servt.

P.S. You will likewise add a State of such issues as may have been made in consequence of powers given to Genls Putnam & McDougall to draw from your Store.1

Df, in John Laurens’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. The draft manuscript is addressed to: “George Mesome Esqr or his Assistant at Fish Kill.”

1See GW to Israel Putnam, this date. No letter from GW to Alexander McDougall on this subject has been found.

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