George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Jedediah Huntington, 23 February 1784

From Jedediah Huntington

Norwich [Conn.] Febrr. 23. 1784

Dear Sir,

Your Favor of the 28th of Decr did not reach me before last Week. I shall not fail to give Notice either by Letter or in Person, to the Delegates from this States’ Society, of the time appointed for the general meeting of the Cincinnati.1 I have the Honor to be, most respectfully, Dear Sir, your very humble Servant

Jed. Huntington


Jedediah Huntington (1743–1818) of the Connecticut forces at the beginning of the Revolutionary War was made a brigadier general in the Continental army in 1777 and served until the end of the war. He was president of the Connecticut Society of the Cincinnati.

1For the delegates chosen by the members of the Connecticut Society of the Cincinnati, see David Humphreys to GW, 20 Mar. 1784, n.2.

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