George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Henry Knox, 4 July 1783

Hd Qrs July 4th 1783


Sergt Barber has applyed to Head Quarters for further advice on the complaints exhibited against Lt Col. Popkins—His Excellency desires you will undertake the superintendance of the matter & the redress of real greivances (if any shall be found) so far as the nature of the circumstances will admit—in the mean time, if should it be necessary for one or two of the Complainants to remain with the Army, to prosecute the affair, altho they should have been discharged, they may be allowed to draw Rations if you judge their continuance necessary for the sake of obtaining Justice. I have the honor to be &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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