George Washington Papers

To George Washington from George Eimbeck, 15 February 1792

From George Eimbeck

Savannah [Ga.] 15th Feby 1792

May it Please Your Excellency

I Am Under the Disagreeable Necessity of Informing your Excellency that Fort Wayne is in A very Defenceless Situation having Neither Men Nor Amunition and as I have Frequently made Application to the Goverment of the State of Georgia without Redress.

Humbly beg your Excellency to Honor me with your Orders Respecting the Business—your Honor will Please Send Orders for A Flag Staff and that the Fort may be Put in Proper Order—am with all Respect Your Exellencies Most Humble Servant

George Eimbeck

ALS, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters.

For background to this letter, see George Eimbeck to GW, 12 May 1791. For a return of the strength of the U.S. Army detachment in Georgia, see Henry Knox to GW, 5 Feb. 1792, n.1.

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