George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Israel Shreve, 28 January 1781


Ringwood Jany 28th 1781


Your having notice of the intended movement agt the Jersey Troops (under your Command) yesterday, and not appearing on the ground until the business was finished at, or about noon seems so extraordinary in my eye, that I request an explanation of it to avoid unfavourable impressions which may not be well founded. I am—Sir Yr Most Obed Serv[t]

Go: W——n

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