George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Colonel John Lamb, 2 September 1779

From Colonel John Lamb

Fishkills [N.Y.] 2nd Septemr 1779


Inclosed you have the Certificates, respecting the Paymaster, Quarter Master, and Adjutant.1

your Excellency will please to excuse, my not transmitting them sooner, which delay, has been owing to the detached State of the Regiment.

In my last, your Excellency will observe, that, Mr Ashton is mentioned appointed 1st Augst which, is a mistake, he having been appointed, the 1st July.2 I have the honor to be with the greatest Respect your Excellency’s Most Obdt Hume Servt.

LB, NHi: Lamb Letterbooks, 1778-1782.

1The enclosed certificates have not been identified; for GW’s request for the certificates, see GW to Lamb, 13 Aug., and for Lamb’s promise to send them, see Lamb to GW, 19 August.

2Lamb is referring to his letter to GW of 12 August.

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