New Windsor, January 25, 1781.
My horses, I am told, have not had a mouthful of long or short forage for three days. They have eaten up their mangers and are now (though wanted for immediate use) scarcely able to stand. I should be glad to know if there is any prospect of relief for them. I am &ca
Printed Source--John C. Fitzpatrick, ed. The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799. 39 vols. (Washington, D.C., 1931-44)..