George Washington Papers

Memorandum respecting the Militia, 19 May 1756

Memorandum respecting the Militia

[Winchester, 19 May 1756]

19 The Express returnd from Colo. Slaughter who also informd that his Men were dispersd but if they cd be gatherd again he wd be here on Thursday.1

1Thursday was the next day, 20 May. See Memorandum respecting the Militia, 17 May 1756, and especially note 9, for Thomas Slaughter’s departure and GW’s summons to him to return to Winchester. No letter from Slaughter for 18 or 19 May has been found.

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