George Washington Papers

From George Washington to James Lovell, 16 October 1782

Head Quarters 16th October 1782


I am extremely obliged by the information contained in yours of the 10th —I immediately forwarded your letters and the papers to Mr Morris by Express.

I am convinced we have nothing to expect from Great Britain but what her necessities shall oblige her to give up—She is somewhat like a person in desperate circumstances—She can scarcely be in a worse condition and by persevering, something fortunate may turn up—Upon this plan, I belive, she prosecutes the War. I am with great Regard Sir Yr most obt servt

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