George Washington to Colonel Israel Shreve1
New Windsor [New York] January 21, 1781. Sends instructions concerning the mutiny of Shreve’s troops.
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. On January 20, 1781, Shreve wrote Washington, “It is with pain I inform your Excellency, that the troops at this place [Pompton, New Jersey] revolted this evening and marched towards Trenton. Their behaviour and demands are similar to those of the Pennsylvania line.” This letter is in the George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.