George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Alexander McDougall, 18 August 1781

Head Quarters near Dobbs Ferry August 18th 1781

Dear Sir

I am much disappointed in not having the Boats sent from Wapping Creek to Kings Ferry, as requested by Colonel Pickering. You will be pleased, on the receipt of this, to order One hundred and fifty men to bring thirty of the aforesaid Boats to Kings Ferry; from whence the Men may return immediately to West Point. I am Dear Sir Your Most Obedt Servant

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