George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Benjamin Lincoln, 11 September 1782

Head Quarters 11th Sepr 1782


I inclose to you, Copy of a Letter from the Day Judge Advocate.

If the Appointment of a Judge Advocate has not already been made, I wish it may be speedily attended to—Mr Edwards’s Duty, since the Resignation of Judge Lawrence, has been severe—& it may justly be deemed a Hardship for him to continue to discharge the Duty of the whole Depart. upon his present pay & Emoliments.

Your Letters of the 2d & 3d of Septemr with their Enclosures, have been recd, & will be attended to.

Genl Knox informs me that he thinks he shall find a person here, who will be able to put the Emgravg[upuon] the two pieces to be presented to Count de Rochambeau, if he should find himself disappointed, you will be informed, as soon as I am made acquainted with the Circumstance.

I am &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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