George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Henry Hamilton, 16 May 1780

Lancaster 16th May 1780


I had the Honor to write to you three Months since, in order to Obtain permission for a Short time, to go into New York, Hitherto I have had no Answer, thro’ which I am Apprehensive you did not receive my Letter, Notwithstanding I hope this will come safe to hand & meet with your Excellency’s favorable Approbation, and Answer, As I now Request, that you will, be pleased to grant me a parole to go into New York for a few days to settle my accounts &c. I have the Honor to be your Excellency’s Most Obedientt & Most Humble Servt

Heny Hamilton

Ensn & Adjutant 17th Infy

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