George Washington Papers

To George Washington from General Henry Clinton, 3 June 1778

From General Henry Clinton

Head Quarters Philada June 3d 1778.


I am directed to transmit to Congress, and the Commander in chief of their troops, printed Copies of three Conciliatory acts of Parliament; Let me add my most sincere wishes that they may produce the desireable effect which is hoped from them.1 I have the honor to be sir your most obedient and most humble sert

H. Clinton.

Copy, DNA:PCC, item 152; copy, DNA:PCC, item 169; two copies, P.R.O., 30/55, Carleton Papers; copy, MdAA.

1GW forwarded the enclosures to Henry Laurens on 4 June. They included copies of an act repealing the 1774 Massachusetts Government Act and two others containing the British peace proposals; see GW to Laurens, 18 April (first letter), n.6.

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