George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Jeremiah Wadsworth, 30 June 1779

To Jeremiah Wadsworth

Head Quarters New Windsor June 30th 1779


As it is represented to me by Doct. Craik that from the unavoidable necessity of sometimes placing the Hospitals where they cannot be supplied with provisions by the Issuing Commissarys agreeable to a Resolve of Congress;1 I am induced to desire you will take the proper steps to supply them whenever they may be so situated as to put it out of the power of the Issuing Commissary to do it. I am Sir Yr Most Obet servant

Go: Washington

LS, in Richard Kidder Meade’s writing, CtHi: Washington Letters and Papers; Df, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1For the initial resolution and a minor modification, 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 8:613, 699.

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