To Samuel Hodgdon1
[Philadelphia, February 22, 1783]
The bearer Abby Mot2 is a soldiers widow in great distress who wants to go to her friends in the Jerseys but has not the means. If you could find her a place in some public waggon going that way, you would do an act of charity. I am Sir Yr. Obed ser.
Feby. 22. 17833
Assistant Qr. Mr.
ALS, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Buffalo, New York.
1. Hodgdon was commissary general of military stores.
3. This date could possibly read February 22, 1782.