George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Marinus Willett, 2 February 1783

2 February 1783

Whereas by my Instructions to you I have directed you to undertake an Expedition against the Enemys Post at Oswego for which purpose a number of Sleighs & Horses will be required.

These are therefore to authorize and Empower you to take from the Inhabitants by Impress, if necessary, such a number of Sleighs & Horses as may be requisite to carry into Execution the orders above mentioned. Given under my hand at Head Quarters this Second day of feby 1783

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