George Washington Papers

To George Washington from George Eld, 1 November 1782

Dobbes’s Ferry Novr 1st 1782


Permit me to solicit your Excellency in favor of Mr McDonald, a Volunteer of the 76th Regiment, who having received a pass into New York from Brigadier General Hazen is detained at this Post, it not proving a regular permit. I have enclosed General Hazens Pass. I have therefore to solicit Your Excellency’s permission that Mr McDonald may go into New York, he having his Commanding Officer’s leave to that purpose. I have the honor to be Your Excellency’s Most obedient Servant

Geo: Eld Lt Captn Coldstream Regiment Guard

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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