George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Cleves Symmes, 17 April 1780

Morris Town. the 17th April 1780


I have the honor to inform Your Excellency, that William Loudon of the Artillery, who was Indicted for the Murder of Richard Savage; Upon trial, was acquited of the Murder, and found guilty of Manslaughter: he has been allowed his Clergy, and burned in the hand pursuant to his Judgment: and having gone through every stage of the Civil Law, is now remanded to the Provost Guard, where he waits Your Excellencies pleasure. I have the Honor to be with much respect, Your Excellencies devoted Most Obedient humble servant

John Cleves Symmes

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