George Washington Papers

From James McHenry to John Beatty, 1 April 1780

Head Quarters Morristown 1st April 1780.

Dr Sir,

Mrs Auchmuty has solicited of His Excellency an indulgence for a few days for her Son to come into New York, that she may see him before her departure for Europe. The general desires that you may signify, as soon as possible, to Mr Auchmuty, his permission for three weeks residence in New York. You will be pleased to do what is further necessary on the occasion, and inclose him the within letter. I am, Dr Sir Your

James McHenry.

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