George Washington Papers

From George Washington to George Clinton, 16 January 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor January 16th 1781.

Dear sir

I had the honor last night to receive Your Excellency’s Letter of the same date—and am happy to inform you, that there probably will be no occasion to march the Detachment, nor consequently to call the Militia to our aid.

By the inclosed Letter from the Committee of Congress, which came to hand last evening, Your Excellency will perceive the favorable train matters were in, and the ground to expect an immediate accomodation. I have the honor to be With great esteem Your Excellency’s Most Obedt servant

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