George Washington Papers

From George Washington to a Board of General Officers, 24 July 1779

To a Board of General Officers

Head Qrs West point July 24: 1779


Col. Harrison will have the honor of delivering the Board the papers relating to the arrangement of the Massachusettes line—As these have passed through his hands and he has had occasion to inquire into the circumstances on which the determinations of the Board will turn he may be able to give information which will facilitate the business.1 I have the honor to be Gentlemen Your most Obedt servt.

Df, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. The draft manuscript is addressed to “Genl Heath & Others Board of Officers.”

1See General Orders, 23 July, and n.1 to that document.

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