George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Henry Clinton, 17 September 1780

Head Quarters Septr the 17th 1780


I have the honor to inclose You a Letter from Governor Burt of Antigua to General Provost, relative to the exchange of John Burke Esq. of that Island for Lieutenant Morris of the Georgia Artillery. Should the proposed exchange be agreable to Your Excellency, I will, on your communicating the same, transmit a release for Mr Burke, discharging him from any obligation of parole he may have entered into after he was captured & previous to his returning to the West Indies. I have the Honor to be Your Excellency’s Most Obedt Servant

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