George Washington Papers

From George Washington to John Hanson, 3 August 1782

Head Quarters 3d Augst 1782


Herewith I have the Honor to transmit to Congress, the proceedings of a general Court martial on the Tryal of Major General McDougall.

The uniform practice which I have heretofore adopted in similar Cases, together with some other Reasons, which Congress will collect from a perusal of the papers, give Occasion for this transmission. With great Respect & Esteem I have the Honor to be for Your Excellencys Most Obedient & most hume Servt

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DNA: Item 152, Letters from George Washington, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.

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