George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Samuel Huntington, 9 May 1780

Philadelphia May 9. 1780.


I have been honoured with your Excellency’s Despatches of the 28th Ulto and 5th instant By Letters from Martinique (via Eustatia). I have the Pleasure and Satisfaction to find that the Honble Mssers Jay and Gerard arrived safe at Cadiz on the 22d of January after a Passage of twenty five from Martinique.

The enclosed Extract of a Letter from one of the Council of South Carolina will give your Excellency the latest Intelligence received from that Quarter. I have the honour to be with Sentiments of the highest Respect & Esteem your Excelly’s obedt hubl. servant

Sam. Huntington

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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