George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major General John Sullivan, 23 September 1777

To Major General John Sullivan

Head qrs [near Pottsgrove, Pa.] Tuesday Eveng
23d Septr 1777

Dear sir

I have just receiv’d your Letter requesting a Court of Enquiry to morrow or next day1 which I most readily agree to provided the Situation of the Army renders it practicable, but this I much doubt as I think it highly probable we shall March some distance to morrow. I am Dr sir your mo. Obed. servt

Go: Washington

LS, in John Fitzgerald’s writing, NhHi: Sullivan Papers. The letter is addressed: “The Honorable Major General Sullivan New Hanover.”

1This letter has not been found.

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