George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Anthony Wayne, 22 November 1780

Camp at Totowa 22nd Novr 1780

Dear General

At the particular request of Mr Watkins I took the liberty to mention him to your Excellency as a Gentleman who wished to succeed the late Mr Erskine in the Geographical Department[—]since which I put into your hands a specimen of his performance, he has again called at my Quarters, & believe he would wish to be employed in surveying the Roads &ca until your Excellency makes choice of the principle—for which he is yet a Candidate. I have the honor to be your Excellency’s most Obt & very Hume Sert

Anty Wayne

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