George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Samuel Huntington, 2 February 1781

Philadelphia February 2. 1781


By the enclosed Resolve of the 1st Instant your Excellency will be informed that the Resolution of Congress of the 4th of September 1778 allowing Officers three Dollars a Day for Expences on Business not incidental to their Office is repealed and to have no Effects from and after the first Day of March next.

I am desired by Mr Secretary Thomson to request your Excellency would be so obliging as to forward by the first convenient Opportunity the enclosed Letter addressed to Mr Mathew Cowper. With the highest Respect I have the Honor to be your Excellency’s most obedient & most humble Servant

Sam. Huntington President

MiU-C: Huntington Family Papers.

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