George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Samuel Huntington, 29 September 1780

From Samuel Huntington

Philadelphia September 29. 7 oClock P.M. 1780


I am honored with your Excellency’s Despatches of the 26. Instant, which will be laid before Congress in the Morning.1 We had before received Intelligence from General Greene, that Genl Arnold was gone over to the Enemy. Immediately Orders were given to search, & seize his Papers & Effects to be found here, which was speedily executed, but I am not yet advised of what particular Discoveries have been made2—With Congratulations on your return to the Army3 I have the Honor to be your most obedient Servant

Sam. Huntington

LS, DLC:GW; LB, DNA:PCC, item 15.

1See Document VII.

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