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From George Washington to Joseph Reed, 12 April 1780

Head Qrs Morris Town April 12. 1780

Sir

Since I had the Honor of addressing Your Excellency on the 9th Instant & of transmitting You at that time a Letter of the 26th Ulto on the subject of the supplies to be furnished by Your State in consequence of the Act of Congress of the 25 of February—I have more maturely considered the point, with respect to the places at which they should be deposited; and I beg leave to inform You it appears to me, that they should be collected at the following places & in the proportions set against them respectively.

Places of Deposit Barrel Flour Gal. Rum Hay Corn Bush.
Fort Pitt 2,400 7,000 150 7,500
Ligonier 300 850 40 2,000
Bedford 300 850 40 2,000
Carlisle 800 4,000 80 4,000
York Town 100 280 40 2,000
Estherton 200 1,000 20 1,000
Sunbury 1,000 3,000 60 3,000
Wyoming 500 1,500 40 2,000
Lancaster 500 1,200 180 14,000
Lebanon 200 500 200 10,000
Reading 200 560 180 14,000
East Town 20,000 1,000 200 70,000
Philadelphia 13,500 3,083 470 68,500
40,000 24,423 1,700 200,000

The Ulitmate places of deposit of the Salt must be governed by the requisition of the Commissary General. I have the Honor to be with the greatest respect & esteem Yr Excellency’s Most Obedt servant

Go: Washington

PWacD.

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