George Washington Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Timothy Pickering, 21 January 1781

Hd Qrs Jany 21st 1781

Dr Sir

The General approves of your allowing a ration per individual to the Capt and crews of the dismissed craft not to the families, to be charged as you mention in a settlement of accounts.

He thinks the middle of May will be the proper period for rendezvousing the ox-teams for the next campaign. Yrs with sincere regard

A. Hamilton

Aide De Camp

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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