George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Colonel Morgan Lewis, 10 March 1778

From Colonel Morgan Lewis

Albany 10th March 1778

In Obedience to your Excellencys Orders, I now enclose you a General Return of all the Public Stores in my Department.1

The Pack Saddles, I am sorry to Inform your Excellency, never came under the Charge of Myself or any of my Assistants—Such as were not made use of by the Enemy themselves, to Transport their Baggage to Boston, I am told were pillaged by the Eastern Millitia, who made it a constant Practice to Carry away whatever was moveable. I have the Honor to be with Great respect Your Excellencys Most Hble servt

M. Lewis


1For the orders, see GW to Lewis, 13 February. The enclosed return has not been identified.

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