George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Israel Shreve, 7 December 1780

Head Quarters [New Windsor Decr] 7th 1780


I returned to this pla[ce last] Evening where I found your letter of the 4th. I cannot conceive how my Instructions of the 27th of Novemr could have miscarried—Inclosed you have a Copy of them, which you will follow—I am sorry for the accident which happened to my first orders as you have thereby lost a spell of very fine Weather for hutting. I am Yr &c.

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