George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas McKean, 12 September 1781

Dumfries 12th Septr 1781


Meeting the enclosed Packet at this Place—I have taken the liberty to open it, expecting to find a Letter for myself which proves to be the Case—I now enclose the Packet, which goes on with my Apology for the Liberty taken.

I am pursuing my March from this—& expect to join the Marquis in two Days from this Time. With highest Respect & Esteem I have the Honor to be Your Excellencys Most Obedt Servt

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DNA: Item 152, Letters from George Washington, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.

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