George Washington Papers

From Tench Tilghman to Richard Platt, 10 April 1781

Head Quarters 10th April 1781.

Dear Major

Our Allies cost us a great deal in Horse Flesh—But it cannot be avoided—Count St Maime applies this morning for a Horse, in the room of one which he has worn down. His Excellency desires one may be furnished at Newburg if possible, for I believe the fact is, that the tired Horse is unable to proceed a foot farther. I am Yr most obt & hble Servt

Tench Tilghman


DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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