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To George Washington from John Gibson, 5 January 1780

From John Gibson

Treasury Office, Philadelphia, Jannary 5th 1780.

Sir,

Your Excellency’s Favor of the 31st ult. has been duly received,1 and I am to inform you that Mr Reid the Deputy Pay Master at Albany is ordered to the Detachment of the Army at and near the Highlands; and that an Escort sets out To Day with one Million of Dollars to supply the Military Chest. I have the Honor to be, With great Respect, Your Excellency’s Most humble Servant

John Gibson Esq.
By Order

LS, DLC:GW.

1See GW to the Board of Treasury, 31 Dec. 1779.

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