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To George Washington from Major General Artemas Ward, 3 October 1776

From Major General Artemas Ward

Boston 3 October 1776.


Several Persons who were employed to purchase Arms for the Continent, and received money for that purpose, have applied to me to settle their accounts, but as I was not possessed of the Receipts which they gave for the money they received I could not settle with them. If your Excellency inclines that I should settle those accounts you will be pleased to forward copies of those Receipts which are necessary for that purpose. I am Your Excellency’s Obedient Humble Servant

Artemas Ward

LS, DLC:GW; LB, MHi: Ward Papers.

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