George Washington Papers

From George Washington to William Greene, 4 June 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor 4th June 1781


In my letter of the 24th of May from Weathersfield I requested your Excellency to furnish 300 Militia upon the requisition of His Excellency the Count de Rochambeau for the security of the Harbour of Newport— I now confirm that request with this addition that should Brigadier General de Choissy, who will be left in command at Newport, find from any movements of the Enemy, a further number of Men necessary, and call upon your Excellency for them, you will be pleased to comply with his requisition. I have the honor to be &c.

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