George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major Benjamin Tallmadge, 27 July 1779

To Major Benjamin Tallmadge

West-point July 27th 79


Your Letter of the 25th came safe—the Ink I sent a day or two ago by Colo: Saml Webb who I hope has delivered it safe e’re this.1 I shall examine your dictionary the moment I am at leizure thanking you in the mean while for the trouble you have had in preparing it. I am Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt

Go: Washington

ALS, in private hands. GW signed the cover of this letter and addressed it to “Majr Talmadge Light Dragoons.”

1See GW to Tallmadge, 25 July, and notes 1 and 2 to that document.

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