George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Catharine Wilhelmina Livingston, 18 March 1778

To Catharine Wilhelmina Livingston

Camp—Valley-forge 18th Mar. 1778.

General Washington having been informed, lately, of the honor done him by Miss Kitty Livingston in wishing for a lock of his Hair, takes the liberty of inclosing one, accompanied by his most respectful compliments.

AL, ViMtvL. The letter was addressed to “Kitty Livingston” at “Peicepany”: William Livingston had a farm at Parsippany, New Jersey. Catharine Wilhelmina (“Kitty”) Livingston (1751–1813), William’s daughter, did not marry until 1787.

Index Entries