George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Philemon Dickinson, 4 August 1780

Hermitage 4th August 1780

Dear Sir,

Your Excellency’s favor of the 1st inst : was deliver’d to me this Day—should the aid of our Militia be thought necessary, your Excellency may rest assured, of my utmost exertions, to expedite their movements—and of my Attendance, & on the earliest notice.

I am much obliged by the Information, and shall upon every occasion, take a singular Pleasure, in endeavouring to execute any Orders, which your Excellency may think proper to communicate, to Your Excellency’s most Obt St

Philemon Dickenson

PHi: Gratz Collection.

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