George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Samuel Huntington, 9 February 1781

Philadelphia February 9. 1781


Your Excellency will receive enclosed, a Resolve of Congress of the 5th Instant, directing that the Thanks of Congress be given to Major General Parsons and the Officers & Men under his Command, for the judicious Arrangement, spirited & military Conduct displayed by them in the successful Enterprize against the Enemy’s Post at Morrissania.

The Transmission of this Resolve, through a Multiplicity of Business, hath accidentally been delayed until the Proceedings on this Subject appear in the public Papers, which I must beg your Excellency to excuse. I have the Honor to be with very high Respect & Esteem your Excellency’s most obedient & most humble Servant

Sam. Huntington President

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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