George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Major General Philip Schuyler, 1 October 1776

From Major General Philip Schuyler

Albany October 1st 1776.

Dear Sir

Two Sachems of the Cayugas, who have been with me on some Buisiness, expressed an Inclination to visit Your Excellency, which I greedily embraced, As their Report, when they return, will I hope, eradicate the various Accounts, which prevail amongst the savages to our Disadvantage, they go down under the Care of Mr Deane the Interpreter to this Department. I wish, if convenient, that they might be shewn as much of our Force as possible, & to have some Presents made them, they do not wish to remain above a Day or two, with You. I am Dr Sir Most respectfully Your Excellency’s Most Obedt Humble servt

Ph: Schuyler

LS, DLC:GW; LB, NN: Schuyler Papers.

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