George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Benjamin Lincoln, 28 June 1782

War Office June 28. 1782

Dear General

I was yesterday honoured with your Excellency’s favour of the 23d—Should it be necessary hereafter to appoint a Court Martial—for the trial of Captain McCurdy I will do it and direct them to report their proceedings to your Excellency. I have the Honour to be with the highest Respect Dear General yr mst obed. Servt

B. Lincoln

N.B. I have conversed with Mr Livingston with respect to [          ] he is convinced you are right.


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