George Washington Papers

From George Washington to James Mease, 19 February 1778

To James Mease

Valley Forge Feby 19th 1778

Dr Sir

There having been some suggestions that the pensylvania Troops have not recieved a proportion of the Cloathing, distributed to the Army: also, that they have not been furnished with the quantitys they are charged with, I have to desire, that if application should be made, you will satisfye the president and Council of this State upon the subject, exhibiting to them your Vouchers and specifying to whom the Supplies were made.1 I am Dr Sir Your Most Obedt servant

Go: Washington

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

1For the shortage of clothing among some Pennsylvania Continental regiments, see GW to Thomas Wharton, Jr., 10 Feb., n.2.

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