George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Henry Clinton, 14 December 1781

New York 14th December 1781


It being requisite that a Supply of Clothing, Necessaries, & Money should be sent to the British & German Prisoners confined in different parts of Pennsylvania; I am to request a Passport for two subaltern Officers, two Quarter Masters, and six Serjeants, to proceed to Philadelphia, Lancaster, & Reading, or any other adjacent Places, where the said Prisoners at present reside, with such Articles as may be judged necessary; and after the Delivery thereof to return hither. I am Sir Your most humble Servant

H. Clinton

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