George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Daniel Parker, 19 March 1783

Newburgh 19th March 1783.


The Silk which you expected from Boston for lining is arriv’d—but White—Mr Smith expects other—but this is uncertain—My Coat of which I am in great want, in the meanwhile stands.

I shall thank you therefore to bring me a Buff lining of any kind from Philadelphia—sufficient for a Coat and Vest-Coat.

If a pair of French Epaulettes (gold) could be had, I would thank you for bringing me a pair—I do not want them of the largest & richest kind; because it is for a frock Coat they are intended—nor would I have them of the mean kind—such as you will probably see upon Count de Dillon or any Field Officer in the French Service are of the kind I would prefer. I am Sir Yr Obedt Servt

Go: W——n

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