George Washington Papers

From George Washington to John Dickinson, 30 August 1775

To John Dickinson

Camp at Cambridge Augt 30th [17]75

Dear Sir

Your favour of the 25th Ulto recommendatory of Mr Moylan, came duely to hand, & I have the pleasure to inform you that he is now appointed Commissary General of Musters—one of the Offices which the Congress was pleased to leave to my disposal1—I have no doubt, from your acct of this Gentleman, of his discharging the duty with honour and fidility.

For the occurrances of the Camp, I refer to my publick Letters, address’d to Mr Hancock, and am with sincere regard. Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt Hble Servt

Go: Washington

ALS, NNYSL. The addressed cover includes the notation “Favourd by Mr Barrell.”

1GW appointed Stephen Moylan to this position on 11 Aug. (General Orders, that date).

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