George Washington Papers

From George Washington to William Livingston, 18 February 1777

To William Livingston

Head quarters. Morris Town. 18th [February] 1777


Since I did myself the Honour of writing to you on the 14th Inst., by the way of Philadelphia, in answer to your favour of the 6th I have received from Brigr Stephen the Letters & Affidavit, by me referred to, when mentioning the Case of Adjutt Kelly; Copies of which, & of a part of a Letter inclosing them to my Aid de Camp, explaining a Sentence in Sr Willm’s Answer, I take the liberty of inclosing to you.1 I have the Honour to be, with great Esteem, Yr most Obedient Servant

Go: Washington

LS, in George Johnston’s writing, MHi: Livingston Papers; Df, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. The draft is dated 17 February.

1For the documents concerning the treatment of William Kelly by the British, see GW to Hancock, 5 Feb. 1777, and note 6.

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