George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Wilhelm von Knyphausen, 23 November 1781

New York Novr 23d 1781


The distressed situation of the Hessian Soldiers Prisoners of War in Philadelphia induces me to apply to Your Excellency for a Passport for an Officer to proceed to that City with Money for their Relief under whatever restrictions you may judge requisite; and should the indulgence be granted I would wish to employ Lieutenant Sobbe of my Regiment upon this business. I have the Honor to be Sir Your most obedient and most humble Servant


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