Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to Henry Champion, 7 February 1778

George Washington to Henry Champion1

[Valley Forge] February 7, 1778. Discusses Army’s need for meat. Instructs Champion to purchase all that is available. Has directed Major General Israel Putnam to use salt provisions available but to send on all cattle.

Df, in writing of H and Robert Hanson Harrison, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Champion was deputy commissary general of purchases.

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