George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Colonel Alexander Spotswood, 13 August 1777

To Colonel Alexander Spotswood

Camp [Bucks County, Pa.] Augt 13: 1777

Dr Sir

Agreable to your request, I enclose you, a Copy of the proceedings of the Board of Genl Officers on the Question of Rank, which was before ’em, between Colonel McClanninghan & Yourself.1 I am persuaded a reconsideration of the Question would produce the same determination, and therefore suppose it altogether unnecessary, as the Matter was very fully and maturely considered and there is nothing new to offer. I am Sir Yr Most Obedt servt

Go: Washington

LS, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DNA:PCC, item 41; Df, DLC:GW.

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