To Joseph Trumbull
Camp at Cambridge 2d Novr 1775.
The news of your recovery, has given your friends a great deal of Joy. we had little hopes of seeing you again from some late accts of your health.
I have given Captn Wadsworth a draft on the Treasury for 120,000 Dollars agreeable to your request, although the State of our Cash is by no means able to bear such a pull upon it. besides this, Mr Avery on the 20th Instt got a Warrt for 20,
M Dollars, & is now applying for Ten thousand More.1 So soon as you can travel with safety (& not before) I should be glad to see you at this Camp & am with sincere regard Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt Servt
ALS, Ct: Trumbull Papers; LB, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. The ALS is endorsed in part: “ Capt. Wadsworth”
1. Avery received a warrant for $10,000 on behalf of Trumbull on 9 Nov. (Warrant Book, 10 Sept. 1775–12 Aug. 1776, DLC:GW).