George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Morgan Lewis, 31 July 1780

Robinson’s Farm, State of New York July 31st 1780.


The exigency of the present moment requiring a large supply of Boards, plank, and scantling which cannot be procured in the ordinary way-- You are hereby directed and impowered to impress all those articles you can find at Albany and in the vicinity, and waggons to transport them to proper places of embarkation; for which this shall be your warrantGiven at Robinson’s [   ], State of New York July 31st. 1780.

A similar one was given to Col Hay comprehending all the North River and to Mr Hubbard for Connecticut.

One to Mr Joseph Lewis [   ] to impress waggons for the transport of the boats to the N: River.

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