George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major General Israel Putnam, 1 July 1779

To Major General Israel Putnam

New Windsor July 1st 17⟨79⟩


⟨I have confirmed⟩ the different se⟨ntences⟩ of the Court Martial which you handed to me—but as I understood you that the Officers who were insulted by the Dragoons had interceded in their favor. If I should not be mistaken in this you are at liberty to remit the punishment. Yrs &c.


P.s. You will be pleased to order them to join their Regt.

Df, in Richard Kidder Meade’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. The mutilated portions of the draft manuscript are supplied within angle brackets from the Varick transcript.

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