George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Lieutenant Colonel James Innes, 29 May 1778

To Lieutenant Colonel James Innes

Head Quarters Valley Forge May 29th 1778


I am a little surprised, that you have not yet returned to camp, as your stay has now considerably exceeded the greatest extent, you requested permission for; The season is far advanced and you must be sensible your presence with your regiment is essentially necessary. I shall expect you will immediately on receipt of this repair to camp. I am Sir Your most Obedt serv.

Df, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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