George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Alexander McDougall, 12 July 1781

Head Quarters 12th July 1781.

Dear Sir

I have recd your favor of the 10th You will be pleased to let me have, as quick as possible, a Return of the Troops at West Point and its dependencies, as I want to ascertain our total Strength.

If you will make me acquainted with the names of the prisoners under sentence and the Regiments to which they belong, I will endeavour to find out the Judgments against them and either have them put in execution or have them released. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servant

Go: Washington


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