Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to George Clinton, 21 January 1781

George Washington to George Clinton

New Windsor [New York] January 21, 1781. Asks Clinton to investigate the Chevalier Destouches’s1 complaint concerning the seizure of wheat and flour intended for the French navy.

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

1Charles René Dominique Sochet, Chevalier Destouches, was placed in command of the French navy in America after the death of the Chevalier de Ternay on December 15, 1780.

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