George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Richard Peters, 4 June 1781

War Office June 4th 1781


We have the Honour to enclose to you a Copy of a Letter we recieved from Genl Hamilton of the Convention Troops which we informed him we had referred to your Determination & that he would probably hear from the Army General of Prisoners what Directions your Excellency may give on the subject on the Arrival of the Convention Officers at the Place of the Destination in Connecticut. We have the Honour to be with the greatest Respect & Esteem your very obedt Servts

Richard Peters By Order

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Deep River North Carolina April 2nd 1781


Inclosed is a Resolution of the officers in Captivity belonging to the States of North and South Carolina respecting the alteration of their Uniform. The Board of War will please to take the matter under their consideration and confirm or disapprove of it as they may think adviseable. I have the honor to be &c.

Nath. Greene


Frederick Town 19 May 1781


Some little time ago I received a letter from Mr Commissary Genl Lorin mentioning that he had received His Excellency Genl Sir Henry Clintons Orders to apply for the Exchange of Lieut. Col. Hill of the 9th Regiment and till such time as it was affected directed that I should apply to Col. Wood or whoever superintended the Troops of Convention to procure liberty for Colonel Hill to go to New York on Parole on Account of his Health.

I wrote Colonel Wood on this Subject when in Virginia and now that he has returned had renewed my Requests which by his Representation I flatter myself to have a favorable Answer. I have the Honor to be Gentlemn Your most obedt and most humble Servant

Jas Hamilton

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