George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Anthony Wayne, 11 August 1780

Tappan 11th August 1780 12 OClock


We have this moment received your Excellency’s favor of this day & shall Immediately communicate it to the Field Officers of the Line—cou’d our most sanguine wishes prevail—an Immediate termination would be put to this alarming affair—but we cannot as yet flatter ourselves of any happy effects from the utmost of our exertions which rest assured will not be wanting on this Occasion. We have the honor to be with Singular Esteem Your Excellency’s most Obt & very Hume Serts

Anty Wayne

Wm Irvine

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