George Washington Papers

From Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. to Simeon DeWitt, 8 June 1783

Head Quarters 8th June 1783


In Consequence of your Letter to me of the 4th instant, I have mentioned to the Commander in Chief your purpose to obtain permission for publishing a Map of the Seat of War in America—& his Excellency directs me to inform you, that the measure is perfectly agreable to him, and the proposition meets his full Approbation; it being his Wish to see it accomplished in an accurate Manner, & at as early a period as the nature of the performance will admit.

I am much obliged by your Care of my Letter to Mr Burral. I am with much Regard--sir Your most hume Servt

J. Trumbull Jur Secty

DNA: Item 78, Miscellaneous Letters Addressed to Congress, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.

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