George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General William Woodford, 12 September 1778

From Brigadier General William Woodford

Letter not found:from Brig. Gen. William Woodford, 12 Sept. 1778. A letter of 12 Sept. from Woodford to GW was offered for sale by the Anderson Auction Company, Library of the Late Adrian H. Joline of New York City. Part 5: American Autographs … to Be Sold April 28 and 29, 1915, entry 621. The catalog quotes one sentence of the letter, which requested a leave of absence for Lt. Col. John Cropper: “If your Excellency has no objection, he can be spared from his Regt. which Col. Morgan commands.”

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