George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Samuel Miles, 23 December 1780

Head Quarters New Windsor 23d Decemr 1780


Mrs Blair will deliver you about two thousand soldiers shirts, the production of the Contributions of the Ladies for the supply of the Army. You will be pleased to have these put up in tight Casks in the following proportions—eight hundred to be directed and forwarded to Genl Wayne or Officer commanding the Penna line near Morris town. Two hundred to Colo. Shreve or Officer commandg the Jersey line near Pompton—The remainder to the Deputy Cloathier Genl at Newburgh You will inform each of the above, at the time of forwarding, from whence the shirts came. I shall give more particular directions for their distribution. I am &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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