Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to the Committee of Congress, 1 March 1778

George Washington to the Committee of Congress1

[Valley Forge] March 1, 1778.2 States that inadequacies of armorer’s department will soon result in a shortage of arms for the Army.

LS, in writing of H, Papers of the Continental Congress, National Archives.

1The Committee of Conference consisted of Francis Dana, Joseph Reed, Nathaniel Folsom, John Harvie, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, and Gouverneur Morris.

2This letter should have been dated either February 28 or March 1, as there was no February 29 in 1778.

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