George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Samuel Huntington, 29 November 1780

Philadelphia November 29. 1780


Your Excellency will receive enclosed two Acts of Congress of the 28th Instant and one of this Day.

By one of the 28th, it is ordered, that the Commander in Chief and the other Officers in the several Departments therein mentioned, be furnished with the Journals of Congress for the Use of the Army; which will be accordingly forwarded as far as they are printed.

The other of the same Date is explanatory of the late Resolutions of Congress respecting the half Pay of the General Officers.

By the last, the Officers who are entitled to keep Horses, and shall have them wounded & disabled in Action, are to receive Pay for them, provided the Horses so wounded and disabled, are delivered to the Department of the Quarter Master General. I have the Honor to be with the highest Respect your Excellency’s most obedient & humble servant

Sam. Huntington President

P.S. Your Letter of the 20th hath been duly received.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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