George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Horatio Gates, 27 August 1782

Head Quarters 27th Augst 1782


On receipt of your Letter of the 17th covering the resolution of Congress of the 15th and informg your readiness & zeal to share a part in active military Duty, I have assigned to you a Command in the army under my immediate Direction, which is now on the point of entering the field.

As soon therefore as you have adjusted your Concerns in Berkley, & prepared yourself for the Campaign, you will be pleased to proceed to join the Army on the North River. With Regard & Esteem I am Sir Your most Obedient Servt

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