George Washington Papers

From Timothy Pickering to Jonathan Trumbull, Jr., 10 March 1783

Newburgh March 10. 1783.


In answer to your favour of this date just handed me, relative to the standards for the army, I have to inform you, that they came to the store at this place in a box with other articles, directed to Mr Frothingham field commissary of military stores, who opened the box & took out some of the articles, but left the standards, saying he would send for them: how ever, there they are yet. This is the account given me by the storekeeper. Till the receipt of your letter I knew not that any inquiry had been made for them.

Please to hand to the Commander in Chief Governour Clinton’s letter left with me by Capt. Walker. I have taken a copy of it to transmit to Mr Morris. I am, sir, your most obedt servant

Tim: Pickering Q.M.G.

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