George Washington Papers

From George Washington to John Durkee, 20 April 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor April 20th 1781


I was surprised to find by a Letter from Mr John Hurlbut of Wyoming that you had given permission for the Men belonging to the Army, who were Inhabitants of & now are at Wyoming to continue at that place until further Orders—You must be sensible such interference is very improper; & in future you will not presume to contravene the Resolutions of Congress, or Orders of Your Superior officers. I am Sir Your Hble Servant.

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