George Washington Papers

From Alexander Scammell to William Irvine, 29 April 1780

Head Quarters April 29th 1780


The Remains of Don Juan De Mirailes are to be inter’d this afternoon at MorrisTown. The funeral procession will move from Head Quarters between 4 & 5 oclock.

It is His Excellencys desire that all the Officers who can attend consistent with the safety and police of the Camp should be invited to the funeral—as he wishes to show all possible respect to the memory of a very respectable subject of the King of spain.

He leaves it to the Commandant of Divisions and Brigades to have such anumber invited as they shall think proper. I am sir Your Most Obe’t & very Hum. servant

PHi: Papers of George Washington.

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