George Washington to Mrs. Mary Pemberton1
[Valley Forge] April 5, 1778. Cannot comply with Mrs. Pemberton’s request, but is forwarding it to Thomas Wharton, Jr.,2 who will no doubt approve the application.
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Mrs. Pemberton had applied for a passport for wagons carrying supplies to her husband who was a prisoner.
2. Wharton was president of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania.