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George Washington to Brigadier General Gurdon Saltonstall, 28 April 1777

George Washington to
Brigadier General Gurdon Saltonstall1

Morristown [New Jersey] April 28, 1777. Refuses to comply with Saltonstall’s request for back pay.

Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. H signed this letter with his initials which he later crossed out.

1Saltonstall, a brigadier general in the Connecticut Militia, became ill soon after arriving in camp. He returned home and never rejoined the brigade.

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