George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Egbert Benson, 2 June 1783

Head Quarters 2d June 1783


I transmit to you a Copy of a Resolution of Congress which passed the 26th ulto Claimg Property of the United States &ca & remonstratg against sendg off Negroes.

The purport of this Act you will collect from its perusal—I have only to request that you will be pleased to pay strict Attention to the Injunctions of Congress contained therein. I am &ca.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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