To Colonel Edward Wigglesworth
Head Quarters Middle Brook 11th March 1779.
Congress have only answered your request for liberty to resign by a Resolve of which the inclosed is Copy1—Should the determination of the Delegates of Massachusetts be transmitted to me, it shall be forwarded to you by Sir Your most obt Servt2
LS, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, PWacD: Sol Feinstone Collection, on deposit at PPAmP; Df, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.
1. The enclosed copy of Congress’s order of 27 Feb. referring Wigglesworth’s resignation request to the Massachusetts delegates has not been identified, but see JCC description begins Worthington Chauncey Ford et al., eds. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789. 34 vols. Washington, D.C., 1904–37. description ends , 13:259 (see also John Jay to GW, 2 March, second letter).