George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Elias Boudinot, 2 October 1783

Rocky hill 2 Octr 1783


I do myself the honor to transmit your Excellency the Copy of a Letter I have received from Colonel Kosciusko on the subject of his promotion.

The general promotion now before Congress, should it take place, would have included him—but this does not seem to be his wish—as a Foreigner I suppose a particular promotion would be more consonant to his views and interest—and from my knowledge of his Merit and services, and the concurrent testimony of all who know him I cannot but recommend him as deserving the favor of Congress. With great respect I have the honor to be Sir Your Excellencys Most Obedient humle servt

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DNA: Item 152, Letters from George Washington, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.

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