George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Jefferson, 10 December 1780

Head Quarters New Windsor 10th Decemr 1780


The specific supplies required of your State, by the Act of Congress of the 4th of last Month, being all allotted to the use of the southern Army, I must beg leave to refer your Excellency to Major General Greene or Officer commanding in that department for the places of deposit. These, by the Resolve, are left to my determination, but as the commanding Officer to the southward will be so much better enabled to judge of the proper places, from circumstances, I hope your Excellency will think I am justifiable in referring the matter to him. I have the honor to be with very great Respect Yr Excellency’s Most obt Servt

Go: Washington

Sent also to Abner Nash of North Carolina.


Index Entries