George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William MacLeod, 18 May 1780

Elizabeth Town 18th May 1780


In consequence of your Excelley’s answer to my application for a passport to go into New york, I have requested that permission of governor Livingston, who has been pleasd to say I must apply unto his Excelleny the general in whose department as a prisoner on parole I undoubtedly am—it being out of my power to negotiat my bills and Setle my bussiness without being personaly at new york and being in want of some articles necessary for my self and family I have presum’d to Trouble your Excellency a gain on this Subject and to request that I may be indulged with a passport for that purpose. I am your Excellency’s Most Humble Servt

Wm MacLeod

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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