George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Samuel Huntington, 16 December 1780

Philadelphia December 16. 1780


Your Excellency will receive enclosed, the Copy of an Act of Congress of the 12th Instant, directing that the Garrison at Wyoming be relieved (if you shall Judge that Post necessary) as soon as may be, by Troops from the Continental Army, not belonging to the Line of Pennsylvania or Connecticutt, or Citizens of either of the said States.

The present & future Garrison are to be supplied by the Commissary General from the Magazines of the Continent. I have the Honor to be with the highest respect your Excellency’s most obedt & most hbble Servant

Sam. Huntington Presidt

P.S. I have been honour’d with your letters of the 8th and 13th instant.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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