George Washington Papers

To George Washington from George Clinton, 4 May 1782

Poughkeepsie May 4th 1782


At the earnest Importunity of Coll Brinckerhoff I have consented that his Wife and Mrs Adrianse, with Major Wykoff to accompany them, visit their Relations in Queens County on Long Island; and I shall be happy in their obtaining a Flag from your Excellency for the Purpose.

I can recommend Major Wykoff as a Gentleman of indisputable attachment to the Cause of his Country; and meriting the fullest Confidence. I have the Honor to be with the highest Respect & Esteem Your Excellency’s most Obedt Servt

Geo: Clinton

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