George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Joseph Woodbridge, 5 August 1781

Head Quarters Dobbs’s Ferry 5th Augt 1781.


I have received your favr of the 24th of last Month and am obliged by the offer which you have made of the Cannon saved out of the Wreck of the Culladen—such Guns would be valuable to the Continent; but you must know our difficulties in regard to making payment—If you will however let me know your lowest price and longest Credit, I will endeavour to make a Contract with you, on terms which will be certainly complied with and in a manner that will not make you liable to loss by depreciation. I am &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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