Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to the Committee of Conference, 8 January 1779

George Washington to the Committee of Conference1

[Philadelphia] January 8, 1779. Proposes following points to be discussed with the committee: recruiting; a plan for the next campaign; prospects of further aid from Europe; clothing and supplies; changes in the ordnance, clothing, hospital, and engineering departments; establishment of an inspectorship; paper currency.

Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1The Committee of Conference consisted of James Duane, Jesse Root, Meriwether Smith, Gouverneur Morris, and Henry Laurens.

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