George Washington Papers

From George Washington to the Continental Congress Secret Committee, 5 May 1777

To the Continental Congress Secret Committee

Morristown May 5th 1777.


I was this morning honored with your Letter of the 2d Instt, covering One for Mr Boudinot, which shall be delivered him. I wish the Bills transmitted to him, had been for a1 larger Sum, and I trust, in a few days they will be followed by Others or a Supply of Money. Mr Boudinots address, is, Commissary Genl of prisoners, in the Army of the United States of America. I have the Honor to be with great respect Gentn Yr Most Obedt servt.

Df, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1At this place in the draft, Harrison wrote “much” and then struck that word.

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