George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Alexander McDougall, 15 October 1783

Rocky hill 15 Octob. 1783

Dear Sir

By the last Post I was favord with your Letter of the 5 Instantand I take the earliest opportunity to acquaint you of my compliance with your request.

Tho’ I have ever been averse to Officers going to New York on every slight pretext, I was always ready to grant my permission when real business required their presence. With great regard am Dr Sir Your Most Obedient Servant

Go Washington


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