George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Francis Dana, 9 June 1778

To Francis Dana

Head Quarters Valley Forge 9th June 1778

Dear sir.

I was favoured with a resolution of Congress of the 4th Inst., by which you are appointed to assist in the arranging of the army.1 As so important a matter ought not to be delayed I would be glad to see you at camp as soon as possible; and to know when I can have that pleasure. I am &c.

Go: Washington

Df, in James McHenry’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1The resolution is printed in JCC description begins Worthington Chauncey Ford et al., eds. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789. 34 vols. Washington, D.C., 1904–37. description ends , 11:570. Henry Laurens enclosed a copy of it in his letter to GW of 4–5 June.

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