George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Withers, 15 April 1756

From William Withers

[Williamsburg] Apr. 15th 1756


The enclos’d Letter from Gov. Sharpe relatg to the Murder of Lieut. Gordon was omitted to be forwarded with the Governor’s,1 therefore by his Orders I write, to desire You wou’d inform Yourself of the Affair & direct the Evidences to attend at Frederick Court in Maryland agreeable to Gov. Sharpe’s Letter. I am Sir Your most humble Servt

W. Withers


1GW learned of Ens. George Gordon’s murder from Adam Stephen’s letter of 29 Mar. 1756. Presumably Withers was referring to Dinwiddie’s letter to GW of this date.

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