George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Timothy Pickering, 12 May 1782

Head Quarters 12th May 1782


You will be pleased to settle with the Engineer what Number of plank & other materials will be necessary for the proposed Operations of the Campaign—and as soon as this is ascertained you will make immediate & effectual provision for obtaining them in the earliest & best Manner.

You will also take Measures to inform your self what Number & kinds of public Boats there may be remaing in any part of Connecticut & on the Sound—of those which were provided in that Quarter in the year 1780—or at any Time since—& make your Reports to me as soon as possible—I am &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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