George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Israel Shreve, 30 December 1780

Jersey-Camp, 30th Decr 1780

Your Excellency’s favor of the 28th came to hand last evening.

Captain Alexander Mitchell of the 1st Regiment is the Officer appointed to the command.

I would beg leave to mention to Your Excellency that a small supply of money will be highly necessary, especially for the Officers of the detachment.

A Deputy of our State-Clothier’s Set out for Newburgh on the 23d instant to receive the Clothing of the Brigade. I am with the most perfect respect Your Excellencys Very hum. servt

I. Shreve Col. Comdt

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