George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Colonel Morgan Lewis, 13 February 1778

To Colonel Morgan Lewis

[Valley Forge, 13 February 1778]


I have been informed there is a considerable number of pack saddles among the stores taken from General Burgoyne’s army; I am to desire you will send me immediately a return of them, and indeed a general return of all the stores in your department. Such of the pack saddles as may want it, you will have repaired without loss of time. I am Sir Your most Obedt servt


Df, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. Hamilton docketed the draft: “The Quart: Mast. General Northern depart: feby 13 1778.” Lewis replied on 10 March.

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