George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Henry Laurens, 14 November 1778

From Henry Laurens

[Philadelphia] 14th November [1778]


Since my last of the 6th Instant I have had the honor of receiving and presenting to Congress Your Excellencys’ favor of that date.

Under Cover with this Your Excellency will receive an Act of Congress of the 12th Instant containing a state of Doctor Conollys’ case, and a Resolve of Congress thereupon which you will be pleased Sir, to send in to the Commanding Officer of the Enemys’ troops in New York.1 I have the honor to be &c.

LB, DNA:PCC, item 13. The letter was carried “by Freeman.”

1For the enclosed resolutions and a discussion of the case of John Connolly, see GW to Henry Laurens, 31 Oct., n.2.

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