George Washington Papers

From George Washington to William Ellery, 22 April 1779

To William Ellery

Head Quarters Middle Brook 22d April 1779


Your favr dated 14th Feby only reached me Yesterday. The arrangement of the two Rhode Island Regt has been settled, and the Commissions are now in my hands waiting an opportunity for forwarding them.1 I have the honor to be Sir Your most obt Servt.

Df, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. A purported LS was offered for sale by Christie’s, June 1990, catalog no. 7086, item 51. According to the catalog, the LS was in Tilghman’s writing and GW signed the cover.

1Peter Scull had enclosed the arrangement of the Rhode Island line in his letter to GW of 15 April.

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