George Washington Papers

From David Humphreys to John Pray, 30 March 1783

Head Quarters Newburgh March 30th 1783


The News of Peace (tho not official) is nevertheless so positive and the certainty that Hostilities were to cease in America on the 20th of this Month is so great, that the Commander in Chief has no hesitation in Ordering the Wagons, Horses, Drivers & every thing captured to be given up & returned to the British Lines without the least injury or delay. I am Sir Your Most Obedt Servt

D. Humphrys

Aide de Camp

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