George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Stephens Smith, 14 January 1783

Dobbs’s Ferry 14th Jany 1783


After breaking thro’ numberless snow-banks and encountring the Difficulties attendant on those who move in unbeaten Paths, I arrived here yesterday.

The Post is in its usual order and nothing material has happen’d during my absence. My Corespondent below had deposited the enclosed Papers, which I sent for last night and have the honor of forwarding. there is no News Circulating but what they contain.

I beg leave to assure your Excellency, that I entertain the most grateful Sense of the polite Treatment I received when at Head Quarters and am with sincerity Your Excellency’s most obliged Humble Servt

W.S. Smith Lt Colo.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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