George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Robert Howe, 15 January 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor Janry 15th 1781

Dear Sir

I have just received your favor of this day, and am pleased with the good disposition of the Troops, which indeed is no more than I expected—By intelligence this Moment received from Genl Wayne, it is not probable the Detachment will March, tho I would still have it held in readiness. The Pennsylvanians, have arrived at Trenton, and Delivered up the Spies, who were to be executed on the 11th Inst. Every thing wore a favorable aspect for an accomodation. I am Dear Sir

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