George Washington Papers

From George Washington to John Mitchell, 4 August 1780

Hd Qrs Augt 4 1780

Dr Sir

I am totally out of Writing paper & Wax & Wafers. I therefore request that you will procure without delay Twelve or if it can be conveniently obtained, Twenty four Rheams of the first Article, of pretty good quality, & a suitable quantity of Wax & Wafers & forward them to me, by the earliest opportunity. I am absolutely destitute of any of those Articles, and a supply is not to be had here. I am Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt Servt


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