George Washington Papers

From George Washington to William Perkins, 6 May 1780

Head Quarters Morris town 6th May 1780


Inclosed is the duplicate of a letter which I wrote to you on the 10th ultimo but finding by a letter from Lt Govr Bowen of the 25th April that you had then recd no orders from me on the subject of the removal of the Ordnance and Stores from Rhode Island I am apprehensive the original may have miscarried—Governor Bowen recommends the transportation of the heavy Stores by Water to Windsor on Connecticut River, if therefore, the removal of them should not have been compleated when this reaches you, you may take that method, which will save an infinite deal of land carriage. I am, &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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