George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Brigadier General Duportail, 24 November 1778

To Brigadier General Duportail

Head Quarters [Fredericksburg, N.Y.] Novemr 24th 1778


The estimate you delivered me some time since of the Cannon wanted for the works of West Point, having been, by some accident mislaid, I am to request you will deliver a copy of it to the President of Congress—which you will be pleased to do as speedily as possible.1 I am With great consideration and esteem—Sir Your most Obed. servant.

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

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