George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Ralph Pomeroy, 14 May 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor 14’ May 1781.


I have appointed to meet Count de Rochambeau and Count de Barras at Weathersfeild on Monday the 21st Inst. they will be accompanied by the Chevalier de Chattelus and probably with several other Gentleman—I purpose being at Weatherfeild on saturday Evening—General Knox and General du portail with the Gentlemen of our several families will attend me. You will endeavour to obtain Quarters for us all, and to provide Forage for two or three days at least. The number of Horses will be considerable. I have fixed upon Weathersfeild, as it will be the time of the meeting of the Assembly at Hartford and that Town will be full. I am Sir yr most obt Servt.

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