George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Major General Israel Putnam, 29 March 1778

From Major General Israel Putnam

Fishkill [N.Y.] 29th March 78


General Huntington deliver’d me your Letter of the 16th Inst. I am at this place; and will Attend the Court of Enquiry which is to meet to Morrow—As soon as it is finish’d, I shall return to Connecticut, and endeavour to forward on the New Levies, with the utmost Expedition, in Conformity to your Orders, tho’ I fear, my success will not Answer your Expectation. I am with the utmost Respect Your Excellency’s most Hume Servt—

Israel Putnam

LS, DLC:GW; Copy (extract), enclosed in GW to Henry Laurens, 10 April, DNA:PCC, item 78.

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