George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Return Jonathan Meigs, 26 May 1780

Head Quarters 26th May 1780


I am exceedingly happy to hear that matters are again reduced to a state of tranquility in the Brigade under your command. I am very much obliged to you for your exertions upon the first appearance of a proceeding of so dangerous a nature and for your conduct throughout the whole of it. Mutiny, as you very properly observe, cannot in any case be justified, but still, if the Commissaries, by a partiality of Issues, have in any degree given ground of complaint, they shall be called to an account and made to answer for it. I am with Esteem Sir Yr most obt servt

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